FRACKING: Notts council distanced itself from Ineos due to campaigners' rally

Fracking rig - Unconventional gas firm Ineos is set on seismic surveys across Nottinghamshire.

Fracking rig - Unconventional gas firm Ineos is set on seismic surveys across Nottinghamshire.

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EXCLUSIVE: An FOI investigation has revealed that fracking company Ineos 'pressured' Nottinghamshire County Council to sign seismic licences before a formal decision.

Frackers prompted the council with offers of a 'bonus fee' for early licence signings, but officers refused to comply before a vote due to public rallies at Sherwood Forest.