Campaigners in North Yorkshire have accused Third Energy, its security company and local police of attempting to “smear” opponents of fracking in statements about the alleged poisoning of a guard dog.
A policy requiring a distance of 500m between homes and fracking sites in North Yorkshire got official backing today – but the fracking industry immediately threatened to challenge it in court.
Any fracking at Third Energy’s well at Kirby Misperton could have to wait until the autumn, it emerged today.
A newspaper article in North Yorkshire led to speculation during the weekend that gas company, Third Energy, had already carried out test fracks at its Kirby Misperton well site.
Third Energy has told people living near its Kirby Misperton gas site in North Yorkshire that it is preparing to frack.
“This is what it looks like when fracking comes to a Yorkshire village” – workover rig delivered to Kirby Mipserton
Villagers in Kirby Misperton watched – some in tears – as a workover rig inched between cars parked on narrow streets on its way to Third Energy’s fracking site this morning. Video recorded by Leigh Coghill, an opponent of the company’s operation, shows the large delivery lorry appearing […]