A campaigner against fracking began a legal challenge today over the government’s decision to allow more time for gas drilling near his home in Cheshire.
Updated: Lancashire campaigner prepares for legal fight against government approval of Cuadrilla fracking plans
An anti-fracking campaigner launched a crowdfunding campaign tonight for a legal challenge to any government approval of Cuadrilla’s plans for shale gas exploration in Lancashire.
A retired academic has raised enough money to bring a legal challenge against Glasgow University, which he accuses of trying to stifle his opposition to fracking.
A community group has given notice that it is planning a legal challenge to the extension of an oil and gas exploration licence in West Sussex.
Friends of the Earth has confirmed that its legal challenge to the approval of fracking at Third Energy’s site at Kirby Misperton will now be considered in late November.
Friends of the Earth and Frack Free Ryedale have been told that a decision on their legal challenge to the approval of Third Energy fracking plans will be made before the end of October.
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