Friends of the Earth is going to the High Court this morning to challenge a key consent which allows Cuadrilla to drill and frack for shale gas near Blackpool.
The Mayor of Malton, in North Yorkshire, has failed in his attempt to bring a legal challenge against the government over the definition of fracking. But he said he had won important concessions in his campaign to restrict the shale gas industry.
A campaigner will hear tomorrow whether the court injunction against fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site near Blackpool will continue.
In this week’s listings High Court hearing on injunction against fracking at Preston New Road; Cuadrilla’s expected start date for fracking at Preston New Road; Let Communities Decide week of local action on government proposals to change the planning rules for shale gas; Shadow minister to visit anti-fracking […]
Cuadrilla has announced it expects to begin fracking near Blackpool in the next week.
A Lancashire campaigner is going to court to try to stop Cuadrilla fracking near Blackpool. He says he fears the authorities have failed to protect local people from emergencies at the site.
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.
A resident from Harthill in South Yorkshire is bringing a legal challenge over the decision to approve exploratory drilling by Ineos in the village.
In this week’s listings Vigils in support of three men jailed last week for anti-fracking protests; North York Moors National Park Authority meeting on government shale gas planning changes; Rally and meeting on fracking at Conservative Party conference; High Court hearing on Angus Energy and IGas injunctions; Plus […]
Cuadrilla predicts the first high volume hydraulic fracture in the UK since 2011 will happen at its site this month. Discussion continues on the government’s consultation on changes to the planning system for shale gas developments, which also ends in October.