Lawyers for the government today defended the decision to give the go-ahead to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site and the UK’s first horizontal fracking wells.
Refusal of consent for Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site is the only rational decision, court told
An anti-fracking campaigner urged the Court of Appeal this afternoon to quash planning permission for Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire.
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans near Blackpool brought their latest legal challenge to the Court of Appeal in London this morning.
Opponents of fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool take their legal challenge to the Court of Appeal in London on Wednesday.
Anti-fracking campaigner Gayzer Frackman has won the right to pursue his legal challenge against permission for Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site.
Opponents of fracking are to continue their legal challenges to the decision by the Communities’ Secretary to approve Cuadrilla’s shale gas plans near Blackpool.
In a brief court hearing at 9.30 this morning, the High Court judge Sir Ian Dove dismissed two legal challenges to the ministerial approval of Cuadrilla’s plans for fracking at a site in Lancashire.