Eviction of monitoring camps outside an oil and gas site in East Yorkshire cost the county council a total of £33,983.34.
An oil exploration well in one of the most sensitive parts of the country has lacked scrutiny because of legal loopholes.
Last month, DrillOrDrop reported on proposals by Cuadrilla to vary its environmental permit for the Preston New Road fracking site.
About 10 police officers supported the eviction of a camp that had been monitoring operations at Rathlin Energy’s oil exploration site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
Updated: Council rejects community appeal against eviction of monitoring station at E Yorks drill site
People living near Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire oil and gas site have vowed to continue monitoring the company’s activities.
Residents and campaigners who have been monitoring an oil and gas site in East Yorkshire for more than a month are making a direct appeal to the county council to drop its threat of eviction.
People monitoring drilling at Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire well site are fighting a council threat of eviction to a road-side camp.