Notice of Meeting EXTRAORDINARY SCRUTINY COMMITTEE (ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT)
Date and time
of Meeting MONDAY, 17TH OCTOBER, 2011 AT 6.00 P.M.
(The meeting is not expected to continue beyond 8.30 p.m.)
Venue COUNCIL CHAMBER, CIVIC OFFICES
(MEMBERS, STAKEHOLDERS AND THE PUBLIC ARE
ADVISED THAT THE FILM 'GASLAND' IS TO BE SHOWN
PRIOR TO THE MEETING AT 3.00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL
CHAMBER ON MONDAY, 17TH OCTOBER, 2011 - SEATING
TO BE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS AS SPACE IS
1. Apologies for absence.
[View Apologies for Absence Minute]
2. To receive declarations of interest (including whipping declarations).
(Note: Members seeking advice on this item are asked to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 48 hours before the meeting.)
[View Declarations of Interest Minute]
Report of the Director of Environmental and Economic Regeneration -
3. Potential Impacts of Extraction and Burning of Shale Gas - Report of the Director of Environmental and Economy Regeneration - 6th September 2011 in response to Requests for Consideration.
[View Extraction and Burning of Shale Gas Minute]
4. To receive representations from witnesses re Shale Gas Extraction (10 minutes each):
Mr. G. Williams, Coastal Oil and Gas Limited (link to film http://www.anga.us/links--resources/the-truth-about-gasland) (Paper handed out at meeting)
Mr. P. Henderson, Environmental Policy Manager, Dwr Cymru
Mr. J. Harrison, Environment Agency
Miss. L. Evans, 'Vale Says No'
Professor J. Cartwright, Cardiff University
Mr. C. Pearce, Cowbridge and Llanblethian Residents Group
Mr. R. Simpson, Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales
Mr. D. Campbell, Journalist, UK Progressive Magazine
Mr. D. Dobson, Head of Discipline - Well Engineer and Operations, Health and Safety Executive (unable to attend, written representations attached) (paper handed out at meeting)
Ms. A. Harvey, Department of Energy and Climate Change (unable to attend, written representations attached)
John Maitland Evans
11th October, 2011
Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985. Inspection of background papers in the first instance, enquiries should be made of
Mrs. K. Bowen, Tel: Barry (01446) 709856
To the Members of the Scrutiny Committee (Economy and Environment)
Councillor C.J. Williams (Chairman);
Councillor Mrs. M. Kelly Owen (Vice-Chairman);
Councillors Ms. M.E. Alexander, J.C. Bird, R.F. Curtis, G. John, Mrs. A.J. Preston, Mrs. S.I. Sharpe, R.P. Thomas, M.R. Wilson and Ms. M. Wright.