A tribunal has ruled today that police cannot use “national security” as a reason for refusing to release information about fracking opponents referred to a counter-terrorism programme.
Cuadrilla seeks injunction over “imminent protest threat” – campaigners question the evidence and claim human rights breach
Cuadrilla told the High Court today it faced an imminent protest threat to its Lancashire fracking site. But a group of environmental campaigners denied there had been an escalation in action at the site and accused Cuadrilla of submitting evidence based on ‘snippets taken out of context’.
Two environmental campaigners who challenged Ineos’ injunction against shale gas protests have won the right to go to the Court of Appeal.
An internationally-recognised tribunal will begin examining evidence today on whether fracking breaches human rights.
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.
Friends of the Earth is taking legal action against the Environment Agency over the way it granted Cuadrilla a permit to frack in Lancashire.