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 UK’s credibility to tackle climate change rests on government action over the next 18 months, the official adviser said today.
Friends of the Earth has launched legal proceedings to try to force Cuadrilla to “substantially reduce” the scale of its injunction against anti-fracking protests.
Surrey County Council interrupted its meeting today when campaigners, calling for a halt to oil drilling, began singing the hit song by The Police Every Breath You Take.
Conservative and Labour MPs in Lancashire have written to the business secretary, Greg Clark, demanding action following a series of tremors linked to Cuadrilla’s fracking operation near Blackpool.
An anti-fracking protest that lasted nearly 100 hours caused travel disruption and incurred extra costs for Lancashire Police and the shale gas company, Preston Crown Court heard this afternoon.
A second environmental group is taking legal action against the government over its new planning policy on fracking and onshore oil and gas.