This post has live news on Third Energy’s bid to extend the life of its gas production sites in Ryedale.
The government has followed up on its manifesto commitment to examine the system of judicial review.
Legal papers were submitted this morning in a challenge against the shale gas regulator about who should pay for decommissioning sites.
A campaigner from North Yorkshire is seeking to raise £10,000 to take the oil and gas regulator to court over who pays for decommissioning.
The concentration of climate-changing methane peaked when Third Energy carried out maintenance on a North Yorkshire gas site, researchers have found.
Councillors have voted for an indefinite moratorium on fracking in the North Yorkshire district where Third Energy has permission for the process.
The company behind plans to frack in North Yorkshire has told community representatives it is now concentrating on its conventional gas business.