The pro-fracking GMB union said today it had written to political leaders urging them to make sure the police and judiciary took “a firm line” with protesters that targeted shale gas suppliers.
Council planners in Nottinghamshire were initially unable to work out the value of a financial bond covering restoration of the Misson shale gas site because the operator, IGas, didn’t give them enough information.
As councillors in Nottinghamshire prepare to consider a financial guarantee for what could be county’s second shale gas site, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner, Russell Scott, asks can bonds protect communities and do they risk setting a dangerous precedent?
Angus Energy has made a strong defence of its operations at the Brockham oil site in Surrey, saying it had all the consents it needed.
More than half the people charged with offences at protests near Angus Energy’s Brockham oil site near Dorking in Surrey have had their cases dropped before they got to trial.
In this week’s listings: Nottinghamshire County Council considers IGas shale gas plans for Tinker Lane Europa’s plans for oil exploration near Leith Hill on the agenda at Surrey County Council Leeds debate on fracking Plus deadlines, court appearances, presentations, film screenings, workshops, protests
In this week’s post: Two lorry lock-on protests at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site Friday against fracking event New Hope Community Action Camp established