Surrey County Council told the High Court today it had acted lawfully in granting consent for two decades of production at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport.
Colin Watson, a leading campaigner against fracking and shale gas developments in Cheshire, has died.
Opponents of fracking have paid tribute to Deb Kay, a long-standing campaigner whose funeral was held this morning in Irlam, Salford.
A legal challenge against the oil and gas industry regulator will be heard at the High Court next month (July 2020).
A fake Facebook account was allegedly used to send messages to people about changes to the UK Oil & Gas injunction against protests.
Important sections of the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have been abandoned.
The first UK anti-fracking protesters found in contempt of court for breaching an injunction should not have been brought before the courts, lawyers argued today.
The trial of an environmental campaigner was abandoned halfway through yesterday when the court heard that Humberside Police had a force-wide policy against a particular form of protest.
Three anti-fracking campaigners who breached a protest injunction could be vindicated by recent earth tremors in Lancashire, the High Court was told today.
Conservative-controlled Surrey County Council has declared a climate emergency – almost unanimously.