Gas storage plans rejected

Preesall site where Halite - formally Canatxx - planned to build the gas storage plant.
Preesall site where Halite - formally Canatxx - planned to build the gas storage plant.
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A CONTROVERSIAL company has today been sensationally prevented from storing gas underneath fields in Over Wyre.

Halite Energy will not carve out 19 caverns in the salt strata beneath Preesall to store 900 million cubic metres of natural gas.

The company, formerly known as Canatxx, was blocked by the Planning Inspectorate following a 10 year battle with campaigners.

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