Opponents of plans to drill for oil near the Leith Hill beauty spot in Surrey have begun legal action against the county council.
Europa Oil & Gas announced this morning it was taking action against Surrey County Council over final approval of its exploration plans near Leith Hill.
One of the companies behind oil production plans at Wressle in Lincolnshire is optimistic that it will overturn two planning refusals when a public inquiry starts next week.
Opponents of oil exploration plans near Leith Hill in Surrey are taking part in a silent protest because they say their voices aren’t being heard on traffic arrangements.
60+ events in October 2017 about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Anti-fracking demonstrations in Manchester, Lancashire and North Yorkshire; Community exhibitions; Art auction fundraiser; Council decision meetings; Town hall meeting on fracking research; Tour by Canadian campaigner, Jessica Ernst; Global Frackdown day.
Surrey Police are appealing for information about a fire which destroyed a caravan and badly damaged a cabin belonging to opponents of oil exploration near Leith Hill.
Councillors voted unanimously last night (6 September 2017) to take action to protect trees on the route to be used by lorries delivering to an oil exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey.