Residents in the south Yorkshire village of Harthill have failed to overturn planning permission for an Ineos shale gas well near their homes.
Residents in Harthill, south Yorkshire, called today for the quashing of planning permission granted to Ineos for a wellsite in their village.
A legal challenge to the decision to allow shale gas exploration in the south Yorkshire village of Harthill will be heard at the High Court in this morning.
2018 was a year of firsts for fracking and the campaigns against it, with successes and setbacks on both sides of the argument.
The government ignored new science on the climate change impact of shale gas sites when it revised planning policy on fracking, the High Court in London heard today.
Updated 21/12/2018. The National Trust has withdrawn its opposition to seismic testing by Ineos at Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire.
The government is being challenged in the High Court this week over its planning policy on fracking.