More than 1,000 academics have now signed an open letter supporting a review of last week’s prison sentence given to three men who took part in anti-fracking protests.
A resident of the South Yorkshire village of Harthill has taken the first step in an attempt to overturn the planning permission for Ineos’s local shale gas scheme.
Opponents of proposals to drill for oil in Lincolnshire are seeking to challenge planning permissions for sites at North Kelsey and Biscathorpe.
Residents have raised half the money they need to begin a legal challenge against the approval of shale gas drilling in the South Yorkshire village of Harthill.
Ineos said today it was astonished to learn that the Scottish Government claimed it had not issued a ban on fracking in Scotland.
The Scottish Government created an unlawful policy to prevent fracking in Scotland, the lawyer for two gas companies told the Court of Sessions in Edinburgh today.
A lawyer for the Scottish Government has urged the Court of Sessions to dismiss a challenge by two gas companies to the moratorium on fracking.