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Preesall Gas Storage Project, Wyre Borough, Lancashire (2003-5)

The Preesall area overlies a thick layer of rock salt which has previously been extensively mined for brine, leaving a number of large caverns.  There is potential to store a nationally significant amount of natural gas in these caverns and thus contribute to national energy security.

I was involved in this scheme at the beginning; I undertook Extended Phase 1 habitat survey and purple ramping-fumitory survey and provided input to the ecology chapter of the draft Environmental Statement.

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