Cuadrilla has received an official warning over failing to monitor groundwater properly at its Preston New Road fracking site.
The first anti-fracking campaigners found in contempt of court in the UK for breaching a protest injunction received suspended prison sentences this morning.
“Priced out of justice” – environment organisation forced to withdraw from challenge to fracking protest injunction
Friends of the Earth said today the threat of “huge financial penalties” had forced it to withdraw from a court challenge to Cuadrilla’s injunction against protests outside its fracking site near Blackpool.
An environmental campaigner has told the High Court she breached the injunction at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool because she was “terrified” about the damage fracking would do to her community.
Cuadrilla has got the go-ahead to pipe rain water falling on its fracking site near Blackpool into a local brook.
The Environment Agency has warned Cuadrilla over allowing climate-changing methane to vent into the atmosphere from the Preston New Road fracking site.
UK oil and gas companies are regularly breaching regulation of their operations with little consequence, new research published today concludes.
Updated: Council rejects community appeal against eviction of monitoring station at E Yorks drill site
People living near Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire oil and gas site have vowed to continue monitoring the company’s activities.
Views are invited on an application by Rathlin Energy to change its environmental permit for the West Newton oil and gas site north of Hull.
The Environment Agency (EA) has reported two minor breaches of the Cuadrilla’s environmental permit when it carried out a site visit at Preston New Road in October.