Friends of the Earth has launched legal proceedings to try to force Cuadrilla to “substantially reduce” the scale of its injunction against anti-fracking protests.
Six anti-fracking protesters locked themselves together outside Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site this morning in the first challenge to the company’s protest injunction. Cuadrilla has said it is taking legal action against them.
Cuadrilla has secured a 40-day injunction against protests at its fracking site near Blackpool.
The exploration company, UK Oil and Gas, has applied for a wide-reaching injunction against anti-drilling protests at sites in West Sussex and Surrey.
Opponents of fracking are becoming over-cautious to avoid breaching an injunction granted to theUK’s biggest shale gas company, the High Court heard today.
The UK’s biggest shale company has collected hundreds of Facebook posts and tweets, running to more than 3,000 pages, in support of its injunction against anti-fracking protests.
Many fracking protests are not peaceful, lawful or local, says Cuadrilla: untrue say Lancs campaigners
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, said today many of the protests at its site near Blackpool were by a “small hard-core” of national activists and were neither peaceful nor lawful.