Lancashire campaigners against Cuadrilla’s plan to frack near Blackpool have lost their latest legal challenges against the Communities’ Secretary, Sajid Javid.
A residents’ group claimed victory tonight in its legal challenge over security fencing at Europa’s oil site near Leith Hill in Surrey – before the case even got to court.
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.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry Sit-down protest at Ryedale District Council meeting; Demonstration outside Lancashire County Council and BGS exhibition; Green Party deputy leader visits Kirby Misperton; Tag Barclays campaign; Results of court hearings; Support for North Yorkshire firecrews.
Two anti-fracking campaigners are seeking appeals over the injunction granted to INEOS Shale against anti-fracking protests.
The Infrastructure Act unexpectedly made news last week with the closure of a loophole on fracking consent. Fracking in the UK now looks unlikely in 2017. But 2018 could be very different, with fracking now expected at two sites and shale gas companies looking for new locations. In this guest […]
Updated 7/12/2017 The National Trust has denied it acted unreasonably in refusing to allow the shale gas company, INEOS, to carry out geological tests on historic parkland.