Air quality near Third Energy’s gas site in North Yorkshire deteriorated as the company mobilised equipment and got ready to frack, research has revealed.
The government should refuse consent for Third Energy’s fracking plans in North Yorkshire, campaigners said this morning in response to publication of the company’s annual accounts.
The company behind fracking plans at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire is again overdue with its annual accounts. It has also increased its loan from Barclays by £1.5m.
Data from a Yorkshire law firm shows that less than half the arrests made at protests outside Third Energy’s fracking site ended in a conviction.
Opponents of fracking in North Yorkshire held a candlelit vigil to mark 12 months since the first equipment deliveries began to arrive at Third Energy’s site in Kirby Misperton.
The shale gas company Cuadrilla, announced this morning it had received permission to frack its second horizontal well in Lancashire.
Two City veterans have resigned as directors of the gas company, Third Energy, a year after their appointments.