Friends of the Earth said today the threat of “huge financial penalties” had forced it to withdraw from a court challenge to Cuadrilla’s injunction against protests outside its fracking site near Blackpool.
Events in September 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning West Lancs Borough Council to vote on Aurora fracking plans Moss Alliance public meetings on Aurora fracking plans Surrey County Council to decide on UKOG expansion at Horse Hill Sentencing of three people […]
A campaigner from Hull was remanded in custody by a court in the city today following a protest against local drilling for oil and gas.
An environmental campaigner has told the High Court she breached the injunction at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool because she was “terrified” about the damage fracking would do to her community.
Friends of the Earth has launched legal proceedings to try to force Cuadrilla to “substantially reduce” the scale of its injunction against anti-fracking protests.
Work to finalise policies that will shape fracking in North Yorkshire has been put on hold because of a landmark legal ruling.
Anti-fracking campaigns have won a legal challenge to an injunction granted to the shale gas company, Ineos Upstream.
The campaign group, Talk Fracking, has won a challenge against government support in planning policy for fracking.
Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site grabbed the attention of readers during 2018. Seven of the 10 most-read posts on DrillOrDrop in the past 12 months were about activities or protests at the site. Also in the top 10 posts with readers were Europa’s surprise announcement that it was […]
The government ignored new science on the climate change impact of shale gas sites when it revised planning policy on fracking, the High Court in London heard today.