North Yorkshire County Council has been ordered to release correspondence about exploration plans by Britain’s biggest shale gas company.
The first high volume frack in the UK since 2011 cleared another hurdle this morning.
The decision on the transport plan for Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton looks likely to be delayed for at least a week because of concerns about the routing of delivery lorries.
North Yorkshire plans to use a different definition of fracking than the government, despite lobbying by the shale gas industry, it emerged today.
A High Court judge has rejected the legal challenge against planning permission to frack in North Yorkshire.
In the past few minutes a High Court judge has backed plans by Third Energy to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
A judge at the High Court in London has reserved judgement in a legal challenge brought by two campaign groups to the approval of fracking in North Yorkshire.