The Mayor of Malton has started private legal proceedings against the government over its proposals to take decisions on shale gas away from local councillors.
The anti-shale gas group, Talk Fracking, has taken the first step in what could be a court challenge to government policy.
A resident of the South Yorkshire village of Harthill has taken the first step in an attempt to overturn the planning permission for Ineos’s local shale gas scheme.
Planners in the South Downs National Park have issued a second order to UK Oil and Gas to restore its site at Markwells Wood within six months.
The exploration company, UK Oil and Gas, has defended its injunction which seeks to outlaw the protest tactic of slow walking.
Attempts to clamp down on peaceful protests are sinister and very dangerous, the co-leader of the Green Party said this lunchtime.
The environmental organisation, Friends of the Earth, is seeking permission to oppose an injunction against protests outside oil drilling sites in southern England.
Six women from Sussex and Surrey are going to court tomorrow to challenge an injunction seeking to outlaw protests against oil drilling near their homes.
50+ events in July 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas including: Court challenges to UKOG and Cuadrilla injunctions; Appeal hearing of campaigner convicted after climbing onto a drilling rig; Scheduled hearing in Ineos case against National Trust over access to Clumber Park; Third UK Onshore […]
Opponents of proposals to drill for oil in Lincolnshire are seeking to challenge planning permissions for sites at North Kelsey and Biscathorpe.