Climate activists hung a nine-metre banner from the atrium of the Environment Agency in Bristol in a protest against fracking.
Europa Oil & Gas, the company blocked last week from drilling near the Leith Hill beauty spot, began clearing the site today.
DrillOrDrop investigates the costs of a long-running planning battle over Surrey oil drilling plans which ended suddenly last week.
In this week’s listings Westminster debate and rally on changes to planning rules for shale gas; Europa returns to the High Court for Leith Hill injunction hearing; West Sussex County Council planning decision meeting on Broadford Bridge; Fossil fuels lecture; Plus meetings, deadlines, information events and gatherings.
The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, has refused to renew a lease of land for oil drilling in Surrey because of the damage it could do to ancient woodland.
The High Court has extended an injunction against protests at Europa’s exploratory oil site near Leith Hill in Surrey for less than a day.
Europa Oil and Gas, the company behind oil drilling near the Leith Hill beauty spot in Surrey, announced this morning it was pulling out of the site.