The first UK anti-fracking campaigners found guilty of breaching a protest injunction have failed to overturn the ruling against them.
The oil company behind oil drilling at Horse Hill near Gatwick Airport said it was considering whether to take legal action against two climate protesters.
The ruling has been delayed in an appeal by the first campaigners found guilty of breaching an injunction against anti-fracking protests.
The first UK anti-fracking protesters found in contempt of court for breaching an injunction should not have been brought before the courts, lawyers argued today.
For the first time, an injunction against protests at UK oil and gas sites is to be examined at a full trial at the High Court.
Two women who took part in a lock-on protest during an anti-fracking demonstration outside the IGas shale gas site at Misson in Nottinghamshire have been found not guilty of obstruction.
The case against three people who took part in a protest outside Rathlin Energy’s oil exploration site in East Yorkshire was dismissed today.
A Surrey resident has issued a legal challenge against the county council’s decision to grant planning permission for long-term oil production and more drilling at the Horse Hill exploration site.
A businessman who lives near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site is preparing to sue the company on behalf of residents who say their homes were damaged in August’s fracking-induced earthquake.
The trial of an environmental campaigner was abandoned halfway through yesterday when the court heard that Humberside Police had a force-wide policy against a particular form of protest.