Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack a well in North Yorkshire blocked the road either side of the site entrance early this morning with wooden platforms.
As Third Energy prepares to frack the first UK onshore well since 2011, nine environmental organisations have told the government they have “growing concerns” about the process.
People in the village of Woodsetts in south Yorkshire gathered this evening for a giant photo with pieces of tape printed with the INEOS logo stuck across their mouths.
Updated at 2.30pm Two campaigners who spent about 30 hours on the rig platform at Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton have been brought down to the ground.
Updated 6.30pm with new information and pictures Three opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire occupied the workover rig at the site early this morning.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Three campaigners climb Third Energy’s rig Compensation fund Double lock-on protest Lorry protest in North Yorkshire layby; Campaigners removed from third tower.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry Police drag 85-year-old woman across road at Lancashire fracking protest; Police require 79-year-old tea lady to move from verge outside Third Energy’s site; Protester removed from second observation tower at Kirby Misperton; More […]