The human rights committee of the UK parliament has called for evidence on the government’s new bill that would give police greater powers to restrict protest.
Four people who took part in a protest at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey in June have said their actions have been vindicated after charges were dropped.
A group of campaigners will argue at the High Court tomorrow (2/4/2020) that an oil company’s injunction against protest is “unlawful, unfair and breaches the rights to free speech”.
The case against three people who took part in a protest outside Rathlin Energy’s oil exploration site in East Yorkshire was dismissed today.
A radio programme which claimed it would to set the record straight about reporting of 2013 anti-fracking protests in Balcombe has itself attracted “many complaints” about accuracy and bias.
A group of 143 doctors, nurses and health specialists has called on Theresa May to ban fracking in her final fortnight in office.
The public inquiry into plans for long-term oil production at Egdon Resource’s Wressle site near Scunthorpe is to begin on 5 November 2019.
A court in Blackpool ruled today there was no case to answer against nine anti-fracking activists who took part in the longest lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.
Three law lords have reserved their decision in an appeal against the protest injunction granted to the fracking company, Ineos.
The government is being challenged in the High Court this week over its planning policy on fracking.