The co-leader of the Green Party, Jonathan Bartley, was dragged by police away from the entrance to Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton this afternoon.
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack a well in North Yorkshire blocked the road either side of the site entrance early this morning with wooden platforms.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: INEOS injunction protest at Woodsetts Lorry protest at Preston New Road and Kirby Misperton Lock-ons at Kirby Misperton Anti-fracking campaigners make first court appearance
Updated at 2.30pm Two campaigners who spent about 30 hours on the rig platform at Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton have been brought down to the ground.
The Government has confirmed it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry Police drag 85-year-old woman across road at Lancashire fracking protest; Police require 79-year-old tea lady to move from verge outside Third Energy’s site; Protester removed from second observation tower at Kirby Misperton; More […]
Lancashire Police is “reviewing tactics” after three officers dragged 85-year-old campaigner Anne Power across a busy road during anti-fracking protests in Lancashire.