A US fracking company has agreed to pay $16.29 million for a new public water system following criminal charges over contamination featured in the Gasland documentary.
The protest tactic of locking on – used as far back as the Suffragettes – could become a criminal offence under new changes to the Policing Bill.
Two Extinction Rebellion activists have denied charges of aggravated trespass at the Horse Hill oil production site in Surrey.
A US fracking company featured in the documentary Gasland has been charged with environmental offences following a two-year grand jury investigation.
The ruling has been delayed in an appeal by the first campaigners found guilty of breaching an injunction against anti-fracking protests.
Injunctions mean that people who trespass on a UK fracking site face a bigger maximum penalty than if they committed the same offence at Buckingham Palace, the High Court was told today.