A disabled campaigner whose blue badge car was removed yesterday from outside an exploration site says he will stay at a council vehicle pound until it is released.
About 10 police officers supported the eviction of a camp that had been monitoring operations at Rathlin Energy’s oil exploration site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
Updated: Council rejects community appeal against eviction of monitoring station at E Yorks drill site
People living near Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire oil and gas site have vowed to continue monitoring the company’s activities.
People monitoring drilling at Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire well site are fighting a council threat of eviction to a road-side camp.
Rathlin Energy has given notice that work could start next week at its exploration site in East Yorkshire.
Campaigners against drilling for oil and gas in East Yorkshire are urging councillors to refuse permission for another three years at a well site in the county.
Council planners have recommended the West Newton-A gas exploration site in East Yorkshire should be allowed to continue until 2021.
The oil and gas company, Rathlin Energy, has applied to extend its planning permission for a well site north of Hull for the second time.
Rathlin Energy is expected to begin work within weeks at its new oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire.
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