The shale gas company, IGas, has been criticised for treating communities with “disrespect and contempt” after serving a High Court injunction on two residents’ groups.
Updated 17 September 2018 with more information on the injunction. Balcombe Parish Council reports this morning that Angus Energy has been granted a High Court injunction against protests at the oil site in the village.
Security guards and specialist rescue staff worked through the night to remove campaigners from a protest camp near the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.
A judge at the High Court in London has granted an interim injunction to IGas for sites in the East Midlands and Cheshire.
Security guards tried to evict an anti-fracking camp near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas in Lancashire this morning.
A second environmental group is taking legal action against the government over its new planning policy on fracking and onshore oil and gas.
The High Court has extended an injunction against protests at Europa’s exploratory oil site near Leith Hill in Surrey for less than a day.
Update on 5/9/2018 The deputy judge hearing the UKOG injunction case has refused leave to appeal. A statement from the court sent on 4 September 2018 said: “The Deputy Judge has now had the opportunity to consider the above two applications and he has decided that both applications […]
A High Court judge has scaled back an injunction sought by UK Oil & Gas plc to outlaw direct action protests outside its sites in Sussex and Surrey.
A Ryedale grandmother, who chained herself to the entrance of Third Energy’s fracking site with a Reclaim Democracy banner, said she did it to “prevent serious harm”.