Two campaigners who locked themselves together outside the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport more than a year ago will not be prosecuted.
Four people who took part in a protest at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey in June have said their actions have been vindicated after charges were dropped.
The trial of 12 anti-fracking campaigners who parked a caravan in front of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site has been abandoned.
A US fracking company featured in the documentary Gasland has been charged with environmental offences following a two-year grand jury investigation.
Security staff working for Ineos used covert surveillance after equipment used to explore for shale gas was damaged, a court heard today.
Data from a Yorkshire law firm shows that less than half the arrests made at protests outside Third Energy’s fracking site ended in a conviction.
Lancashire fracking protest arrests: 2017 data shows most were in the summer and for highway obstruction
Almost half the arrests at protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in 2017 were for obstructing the highway, according to data from Lancashire Police.
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.
An anti-fracking group has called for a public statement by Fylde Council after it dropped its prosecution over signs opposing Cuadrilla’s proposed Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool.
A court in Manchester heard allegations this morning that IGas broke the law at its exploration site at Barton Moss by breaching environmental permitting regulations.