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  • Concerns Over Coal Gasification Off Wirral Coast

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  • Concerns Over Coal 150tph Gasification Off Wirral Coast

    Concerns Over Coal 150tph Gasification Off Wirral Coast Starting out in waste-to-energy What factors must be . Now over three years after the two entrepreneurs started off on this journey they haveall the ingredients for success in place a rigorous and ambitious plan a site they arealso finalizing more sites planning permission an EPC

  • Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) Wirral Against Fracking

    Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) is a process for exploiting coal that cannot be mined because the seams are too deep, thin or fractured. Exploratory licenses have been granted for the Dee Estuary (Cluff Natural Resources) and Liverpool Bay (Riverside Energy). The process involves using the same sort of drilling technology usually used for fracking to

  • Wirral Against Fracking A community group working to

    Nov 26, 2015· The Point of Ayr License covers 6,953 Hectares of the Dee estuary, and was sold to Cluff Natural Resources Ltd, to allow the experimental process of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG). There are major concerns around the safety of UCG, and is often one of the three controversial techniques referred to in the media as ‘Fracking’.

  • Underground Coal Gasification: Coming to West Kirby

    Jan 21, 2013· The River Dee off the coast of West Kirby is one location that could possibly see coal gasification take place. The Coal Authority, sponsored by the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change, has awarded Cluff Natural Resources two conditional licences for Underground Coal Gasification (UCG).. The aim of the project is “the supply of the resulting syngas to customers for a

  • Burning underground coal left ‘trail of destruction’

    Jul 25, 2016· The UK government’s Coal Authority has granted licences for underground coal gasification (UCG) covering over 1,500 square kilometres of seabed off northeast and northwest England, Wales and east central Scotland. The Scottish and Welsh governments have put temporary moratoriums on the technology because of concerns about the dangers.

  • Council 14 July 2014 Wirral

    coal gasification under parts of the Dee Estuary, including the Hilbre Islands and a coastal strip from Caldy to Hoylake have been granted to Cluff Natural Resources Ltd and for an area just off the entire North Wirral Coast to Riverside Energy Ltd. (3) Council notes that the Hilbre Islands are within the Dee Estuary Special Area of

  • Burning underground coal left ‘trail of destruction’

    Jul 25, 2016· The UK government’s Coal Authority has granted licences for underground coal gasification (UCG) covering over 1,500 square kilometres of seabed off northeast and northwest England, Wales and east central Scotland. The Scottish and Welsh governments have put temporary moratoriums on the technology because of concerns about the dangers.

  • Wirral MP to fight Dee Estuary gas plans: Esther McVey

    May 31, 2014· WIRRAL West MP Esther McVey has spoken to reassure her constituents she “will do everything” to ensure a controversial process which could produce gas from coal under the Dee Estuary

  • Thames Estuary Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) South

    Feb 25, 2018· Underground coal gasification allows access to coal resources that are not economically recoverable by other technologies, e.g., seams that are too deep, low grade, or that have a thin stratum and is a classic example of extreme energy in action. Safety Concerns. North Kent UGC site UCG/0014/S, and the 10km pollution radius

  • SAY NO TO WIRRAL LABOUR S PROM PARKING CHARGES

    FOR WIRRAL COAST Previously, Conservatives have Government for ‘Underground Coal Gasification’ in the Dee Estuary and Liverpool Bay. The licences, granted in 2008, would have enabled gas to be extracted. Plastic ‘microbeads’ in cleaning products have also been banned. At the last Council meeting, Conservative and Green Party

  • North Sea Coal? The Global Warming Policy Forum

    Jul 29, 2013· A septuagenarian natural resources entrepreneur claims that coal lying deep under Britain’s seabed can become a bigger — and safer — new source of energy than shale gas. Algy Cluff, 73, who in the 1970s discovered one of the North Sea’s biggest oilfields, has founded his fifth listed company to prove the theory. Cluff Natural

  • Coal gas company warns stop campaigning or we will sue

    May 18, 2014· They're even making noises up the coast from Sellafield! The big issue here is that all these 'trials' involve gasifying a few hundred tonnes to a few thousand of coal here and there each year. To be a commercially viable technology in an energy-hungry country like Britain, they would have to gasify a few thousand tonnes of coal every day.

  • 20 Impacts of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) Frack Off

    Jul 11, 2013· The process of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) involves the partial burning of coal underground. This produces even more toxic and carcinogenic coal tars including benzene, toluene, ethyl-benzene and xylene. Large volumes of these toxic compounds are brought to the surface by the process. Waste Disposal.

  • Coal's doubters block new wave of power plants News

    Jul 29, 2007· From coast to coast, plans for a new generation of coal-fired power plants are falling by the wayside as states conclude that conventional coal plants are too dirty to build and the cost of

  • Coal power plants in the U.S. are closing. Here are the

    Feb 05, 2020· Coal is being pushed off the power grid by competition from cheaper, cleaner energy sources, as well as rising public alarm about climate change and

  • UK Polling Report

    I was reading last night that there has been some controversy over licenses granted to developers to conduct UCG (underground coal gasification) on Hilbre Island off the coast of West Kirby. It is meant to be very popular with tourists and is a nature reserve known for its birds. Been going on for sometime.

  • Saughall Massie Archives The Wirral Society

    Mar 01, 2019· Wirral Council was one of the three Councils selected by the Minister for Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) last year, for “Special Attention” due to their failure to deliver a Local Plan. This resulted in the Council holding a ‘Development Options Review’ Consultation, last September, presumably to show it was taking action.

  • April 2017 drilling headlines DRILL OR DROP?

    Apr 04, 2017· The Wirral Globe reports that local MP Margaret Greenwood has written to Greg Clark, minister for business, energy and industrial strategy, asking for a commitment not to renew the licence held by Cluff Natural Resources for underground coal gasification in the Dee Estuary when it

  • Undersea coal gas: a ‘gaping loophole’ in the government’s

    Feb 01, 2015· from Sunday Herald, 01 February 2015 The Scottish government’s much-lauded fracking moratorium will allow highly controversial plans to exploit coal gas under the seabed near Scotland’s coast to go ahead despite ministers having powers to block the developments. Ministers are now facing mounting pressure to close what is seen as a “gaping loophole” in the temporary ban imposed on

  • Underground Coal Gasification Evidence Statement of

    Underground Coal Gasification Evidence Statement of Global Warming Potential GHG Emisisons relatively deep (over 600 m) (DTI 2004) and off-shore UCG is favoured on environmental grounds in order to avoid these potentially detrimental environmental effects. There is also shore North Sea reserves off the coast of NE England (see Section

  • Ammonia From Coal

    Gulf Coast Lignite Dakota Lignite PRB Western Bituminous Why Coal? • First coal gasification plant in 1978 • 21 gas turbines operating on synthesis gas, 900,000 operating hours • 10 15 projects over next decade • Carson, CA is first gasification project

  • Wirral MP to fight Dee Estuary gas plans: Esther McVey

    May 31, 2014· WIRRAL West MP Esther McVey has spoken to reassure her constituents she “will do everything” to ensure a controversial process which could produce gas from coal under the Dee Estuary

  • Coal gas company warns stop campaigning or we will sue

    May 18, 2014· They're even making noises up the coast from Sellafield! The big issue here is that all these 'trials' involve gasifying a few hundred tonnes to a few thousand of coal here and there each year. To be a commercially viable technology in an energy-hungry country like Britain, they would have to gasify a few thousand tonnes of coal every day.

  • 20 Impacts of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) Frack Off

    Jul 11, 2013· The process of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) involves the partial burning of coal underground. This produces even more toxic and carcinogenic coal tars including benzene, toluene, ethyl-benzene and xylene. Large volumes of these toxic compounds are brought to the surface by the process. Waste Disposal.

  • UK Polling Report

    I was reading last night that there has been some controversy over licenses granted to developers to conduct UCG (underground coal gasification) on Hilbre Island off the coast of West Kirby. It is meant to be very popular with tourists and is a nature reserve known for its birds. Been going on for sometime.

  • Energy Generation in Wales

    over one megawatt were commissioned in 2018: two onshore wind farms and one biomass gasification plant. • Solar PV projects make up 30% of Welsh renewable electricity capacity; however, a lower capacity factor than other generation technologies means that they provide only 12% of generation. • The largest renewable electricity project

  • Coal to Liquids (CTL): An Overview

    Coal-to-Liquids Rationale U.S. economy requires a reliable supply of liquid fuels for national security and economic stability. Oil refineries operating at > 90% capacity, refining capacity highly concentrated in Gulf Coast Rising oil prices and imports, moratoriums for off-shore drilling Increasing concern about terrorism/natural disasters on petroleum

  • Undersea coal gas: a ‘gaping loophole’ in the government’s

    Feb 01, 2015· from Sunday Herald, 01 February 2015 The Scottish government’s much-lauded fracking moratorium will allow highly controversial plans to exploit coal gas under the seabed near Scotland’s coast to go ahead despite ministers having powers to block the developments. Ministers are now facing mounting pressure to close what is seen as a “gaping loophole” in the temporary ban imposed on

  • Local groups news (OLD) Frack Off

    Sep 22, 2019· Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) is a process for exploiting coal that cannot be mined because the seams are too deep, thin or fractured. The process involves using the same sort of drilling technology usually used for fracking to get air/oxygen into the coal

  • (PDF) The Future of Energy Supply: Challenges and

    The power at the disposal of energy-affluent people: to run a TV set the continuous. muscular work of 2 people would be needed, while for a complete cycle with an energy-efficient. washing machine

  • SCS Energy drops New Jersey coal gasification project

    Oct 25, 2012· SCS Energy LLC has quietly dropped its 750-MW PurGen One coal gasification project in Linden, N.J., with its website saying that the commercial structure and process design for this project has been moved to its Hydrogen Energy California LLC project in Kern County, Calif. “PurGen One is no longer under active development,” said the website. Hydrogen Energy California (HECA) is a fossil

  • April 2017 drilling headlines DRILL OR DROP?

    Apr 04, 2017· The Wirral Globe reports that local MP Margaret Greenwood has written to Greg Clark, minister for business, energy and industrial strategy, asking for a commitment not to renew the licence held by Cluff Natural Resources for underground coal gasification in the Dee Estuary when it

  • 'Supportive' government policy on coal gas removed

    Dec 15, 2015· The Scottish Government has deleted a statement backing plans for underground coal gasification () from its website after a complaint from an environmental campaigner.The statement of support for the controversial gas extraction technique, made subject to a moratorium by Scottish ministers on 8 October after pressure from activists, was in a section of the government’s website entitled