Injunctions sought against protests at sites operated by IGas and Angus Energy has been renewed by a High Court judge.
An injunction sought by the shale gas company, IGas, represents the “high water mark” of restrictions against protests, a challenger claimed today.
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.
Two oil and gas companies argued today that only a High Court injunction would stop protests at drilling sites across England.
People living in two new housing estates in Ellesmere Port have complained that they didn’t know about proposals for gas exploration nearby.
Campaigners in Cheshire have taken the next step in their fight against gas production in Ellesmere Port.
A natural health therapist who briefly joined a Facebook group about oil drilling in Surrey was named in a High Court injunction against protests at two places she had never visited.