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.
North Yorkshire County Council has been defending its approval of Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale.
The High Court has begun hearing a legal challenge to the approval of fracking in North Yorkshire.
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale, carried Yorkshire white roses as they gathered at the Royal Courts of Justice in London where their legal challenge will be heard this morning.