National need for oil production held to outweigh AONB harm

An inspector has granted permission for exploration and extraction of oil in Lincolnshire, deciding that the public interest weighed in favour, despite adverse effects on an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB).

by Ruth Amundson

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