The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, was accused at the High Court today of trying to “demonise” anti-fracking protester to support its case for an injunction.
Attempts to clamp down on peaceful protests are sinister and very dangerous, the co-leader of the Green Party said this lunchtime.
The decision on the first shale gas application in Derbyshire will now be decided by a government-appointed planning inspector following a vote by councillors this morning.
In this final Fracking Week in Parliament for 2016: Baroness Jones and Lord Greaves challenge the government on fracking and counter-terrorism strategy Cat Smith says forcing fracking in Lancashire is the end of democracy
Guest post by Chris Redston Chris Redston, a campaigner with Frack Free Ryedale, comments on what yesterday’s approval of exploratory shale gas drilling at Misson says about the planning system On Tuesday Nottinghamshire County Council approved an application from fracking company IGas for exploratory drilling for shale gas at Misson […]
People opposed to fracking demonstrated today outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool to protest at the go-ahead for exploration.
In the past few minutes, a group fighting Cuadrilla’s scheme to frack at a site in Lancashire has vowed to fight on, despite a go-ahead from the government this morning. (See DrillOrDrop report)