Decision details

HyNet Carbon Capture Project; Carbon Dioxide Pipeline and Consenting Process Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide an update on the cross border hydrogen and carbon capture storage (CSS) project called HyNet North West, the consenting processes for the project, and to establish if a corporate view is required on the project as a whole.


(1)       That the Council’s response to the Examining Authority with respect to the Local Impact Report on the HyNet Northwest Carbon Dioxide Pipeline be delegated to officers in consultation with the Cabinet; and


(2)       Responses relating to providing comments on the Statement of Common Ground, providing Written Representations, addressing questions and any matters arising as part of the subsequent Examination and during hearing sessions to be delegated to the Chief Officer (Planning, Environment and Economy).


Report author: Hannah Parish

Publication date: 15/03/2023

Date of decision: 14/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/03/2023

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