Controversial links made by the police between anti-fracking campaigners and domestic extremism are coming under scrutiny and challenge.
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.
A challenge to the approval of plans by Third Energy to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton will be heard in the High Court in London next week.
A community group and a resident have applied to the High Court to challenge decisions by the Local Government Secretary, Sajid Javid, over Cuadrilla’s plans to frack near Blackpool.
Resident challenges minister’s decision to reopen inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood fracking plans
A man who lives 500m from Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire has begun a legal challenge to the government.
A community group has begun a legal challenge to the Government’s decision to grant planning permission for fracking at a site in Lancashire.
Breaking: Lancs community group vows to fight Cuadrilla Lancashire fracking decision + more reaction
In the past few minutes, a group fighting Cuadrilla’s scheme to frack at a site in Lancashire has vowed to fight on, despite a go-ahead from the government this morning. (See DrillOrDrop report)
Updated: Lancashire campaigner prepares for legal fight against government approval of Cuadrilla fracking plans
An anti-fracking campaigner launched a crowdfunding campaign tonight for a legal challenge to any government approval of Cuadrilla’s plans for shale gas exploration in Lancashire.
A community group has given notice that it is planning a legal challenge to the extension of an oil and gas exploration licence in West Sussex.
Friends of the Earth has confirmed that its legal challenge to the approval of fracking at Third Energy’s site at Kirby Misperton will now be considered in late November.