With the government announcement last week to postpone its decision on plans at IGas’s Ellesmere Port site in Cheshire, a member of Frack Free Upton reflects on, and celebrates, the local campaign against the onshore gas industry.
A fake Facebook account was allegedly used to send messages to people about changes to the UK Oil & Gas injunction against protests.
Lawyers for UK Oil & Gas said five women campaigners should be barred from trying to quash an injunction against protests at its sites in Surrey and Sussex.
A government agency has been accused of acting unlawfully in the way it dealt with the change of ownership of the fracking firm, Cuadrilla.
A government department “worked with” Barclays on the “orderly disposal” of the troubled fracking company, Third Energy, ministerial correspondence has revealed.
Planning approval at an onshore drilling site in Surrey did not need to take into account the climate effects of burning produced oil, a High Court judge ruled this morning.
A Surrey resident has issued a legal challenge against the county council’s decision to grant planning permission for long-term oil production and more drilling at the Horse Hill exploration site.
A businessman who lives near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site is preparing to sue the company on behalf of residents who say their homes were damaged in August’s fracking-induced earthquake.
Legal papers were submitted this morning in a challenge against the shale gas regulator about who should pay for decommissioning sites.
The government is being urged to change the law to protect people whose property is damaged by fracking.