Campaigners in Cheshire have taken the next step in their fight against gas production in Ellesmere Port.
Three men sent to jail last week for taking part in anti-fracking protests are to appeal against their sentences.
Campaign groups Ellesmere Port Frack Free and Frack Free Upton have joined forces to defend the decision to refuse planning permission for testing a gas well at Ellesmere Port.
The public inquiry into IGas plans to test its gas well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire will be in January next year (2019).
A judge at the High Court in London has granted an interim injunction to IGas for sites in the East Midlands and Cheshire.
Update on 5/9/2018 The deputy judge hearing the UKOG injunction case has refused leave to appeal. A statement from the court sent on 4 September 2018 said: “The Deputy Judge has now had the opportunity to consider the above two applications and he has decided that both applications […]
The first shale gas exploration scheme in Derbyshire has been approved.