Two anti-fracking campaigners are challenging an injunction by INEOS Shale in a case beginning at the High Court tomorrow morning (Tuesday 31 October 2017).
The Government has confirmed it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: MPs and party leaders visit Preston New Road protests; Arrests and charges at Kirby Misperton; Pop-up protests at Third Energy suppliers.
The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, supported campaigners taking peaceful direct action at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
In this week’s listings Caroline Lucas MP visits Green Monday protest at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site and speaks at a meeting in Lancaster; Two screenings of The Bentley Effect; Fracking motion to be discussed by Salford City Council; 12-hour prayer vigil in Kirby Misperton and World Peace Day gathering at […]
As expected, the Green Party has promised to replace fracking, coal-fired power stations and nuclear with renewables.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Fracking and carbon capture and storage Fracking and the Green Investment Bank sale Fracking and public consultation in Scotland
Updated: Cuadrilla accused of “aggressive and sustained” pursuit of costs against anti-fracking campaigner facing jail
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has been accused of an “aggressive and sustained” pursuit of court costs of more than £55,000 against the leading anti-fracking campaigner, Tina Rothery. Lawyers for Cuadrilla have accused Ms Rothery of “persisting in inaccurately portraying” the legal process.
As anti-fracking groups prepare to take legal action over recent shale gas decisions, the government has announced changes which could make future challenges more expensive.
The shadow Energy and Climate Change Secretary confirmed this morning that the next Labour government would ban fracking.