A campaigner who spent a night on top of a lorry carrying a drilling rig said people who oppose the onshore oil and gas industry must be able to take action.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Blessing by buddhist monks at Kirby Misperton fracking site; Acquittal and dismissal of cases at protest trials.
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 High Court has told the UK government to change some new rules for environmental court cases to protect those taking legal action.
A photojournalist who reports on anti-fracking protests had his conviction for obstructing the highway overturned on appeal today.
DrillOrDrop has identified some of the key arguments over Friends of the Earth’s disputed fund-raising leaflet about fracking.
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.