An operation to evict a protection camp continues for a second day on land near Leith Hill in Surrey earmarked by Europa to drill for oil. Check here for updates throughout the day.
An eviction is underway at a protection camp at the site earmarked for Europa’s oil exploration well at Bury Hill Wood, near Leith Hill in Surrey. We’ll be updating this post with information as it comes in. The camp was established on 28 October 2016 and an eviction […]
Updated: Cuadrilla accused of “aggressive and sustained” pursuit of costs against anti-fracking campaigner facing jail
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has been accused of an “aggressive and sustained” pursuit of court costs of more than £55,000 against the leading anti-fracking campaigner, Tina Rothery. Lawyers for Cuadrilla have accused Ms Rothery of “persisting in inaccurately portraying” the legal process.
Prominent anti-fracking campaigner, Tina Rothery, refused this morning to pay legal fees amounting to more than £55,000 in a dispute with the shale gas company, Cuadrilla.
Letters seen by the Chester Standard suggest that IGas will not pay the £200,000 policing bill for the eviction of an anti-fracking camp from its coal bed methane site at Upton. In separate correspondence with a Cheshire MP the company’s chief executive, Stephen Bowler, has confirmed there are no […]
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is demanding IGas pay the costs of the operation to evict a protest camp from its exploratory gas site at Upton.
The Labour MP for Chester, Chris Matheson, has called on IGas to contribute to the costs of the eviction of an anti-fracking camp at its coal bed methane site at Upton on the edge of the city.
In the past few minutes, IGas has confirmed it will not be drilling for coal bed methane at Upton near Chester, where a protest camp was evicted last month.
Our update of the latest decisions on fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Anti-fracking motions on exploration licences in Trafford, Cheshire and Gloucestershire North Yorkshire minerals plan consultation closes and another delay to Kirby Misperton decision Recommendation on IGas plans for Nottinghamshire and debate […]
An anti-fracking meeting at IGas’ Duttons Lane site near Chester is going ahead this weekend, despite the eviction of the protest camp.