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EXAMPLES OF THE CURSE OF RESOURCES AT WORK

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

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Mark Jenkins, Prospect Energy

Nigeria and Egypt are two good examples of countries suffering from the effects of the Curse of Resources.

The Curse of Resources in action – Nigeria

Since Nigeria achieved independence in 1960 it has experienced a…

CUADRILLA’S FRACKING APPLICATIONS REFUSED BY LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

Monday, July 13, 2015

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Ashley Bowes, Prospect Law

For nearly a year and a half Lancashire County Council Development Control Committee heard extensive evidence from its own officers, the public and the applicant at a series of public hearings concerning two planning applications. Cuadrilla had sought permission for the construction and operation…

THE DISPOSAL OF NUCLEAR WASTE

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

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What’s so difficult about dealing with radioactive waste?
Last month we gave an introduction to the issues of dealing with radioactive waste. We looked at where it came from and gave a brief overview of the various options for the longer lived varieties, which includes spent nuclear fuel…