A tenant farmer has joined the National Trust in its challenge to the shale gas company, Ineos, in a court case over land access.
The eight-day inquiry into Ineos shale gas plans for the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane ended at lunchtime today.
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The shale gas industry and its opponents had a rare moment of agreement in a committee room in Westminster this week.
A policy requiring a distance of 500m between homes and fracking sites in North Yorkshire got official backing today – but the fracking industry immediately threatened to challenge it in court.
com The shale gas company, INEOS, warned anti-fracking campaigners that attempts to delay its operations would not work.