An anti-fracking campaigner who argued that the cost of decommissioning Third Energy’s gas wells in North Yorkshire could fall on the taxpayer has lost his legal case. Eddie Thornton told the high court in July that the industry regulator, the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA,) had failed to […]
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A campaigner’s legal challenge against oil production in Surrey has grown into a case to bring UK planning policy into line with climate change strategy.
A legal challenge against the oil and gas industry regulator will be heard at the High Court next month (July 2020).
Five women campaigners have welcomed a legal ruling which allows them to continue their long-running opposition to an injunction against protests at oil sites in Sussex and Surrey.
Important sections of the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have been abandoned.
For the first time, an injunction against protests at UK oil and gas sites is to be examined at a full trial at the High Court.
Three anti-fracking campaigners have failed in their legal challenge to quash Cuadrilla’s injunction against protests at the Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool. They said they would seek permission to appeal.
The first anti-fracking campaigners found in contempt of court in the UK for breaching a protest injunction received suspended prison sentences this morning.
Environmental campaigners are counting on protesters and senior judges to protect hard-fought rights which they say are under threat from powerful and wealthy onshore oil and gas companies.