Opponents of plans to drill for oil near the Leith Hill beauty spot in Surrey have begun legal action against the county council.
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A draft press statement suggests the UK’s biggest shale gas company is looking to remove the decision on its first exploration applications from local councils.
A High Court judge ruled this morning that an interim injunction sought by INEOS against anti-fracking protesters should continue. See DrillOrDrop breaking news.
A judge has ruled that an injunction obtained against anti-fracking protesters by INEOS Shale should continue
The company behind oil production at Markwells Wood in the South Downs has scaled back its plans following concerns about pollution to drinking water.
Shale gas will bring wholesale industrialisation and change the countryside for decades, Tory MP tells debate
The Conservative MP for INEOS’s first proposed shale gas site has told the government “we do not want the kind of industrialisation this would bring”.
Europa Oil & Gas announced this morning it was taking action against Surrey County Council over final approval of its exploration plans near Leith Hill.