The first UK anti-fracking protesters found in contempt of court for breaching an injunction should not have been brought before the courts, lawyers argued today.
At least 10 staff have said they have left the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, in the past few months.
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Anti-fracking campaigners have removed their round-the-clock monitoring camp opposite Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
The anti-fracking campaign, Frack Free Lancashire, has criticised yesterday’s eviction of a protest camp near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site.
Cuadrilla has confirmed that it has finished the flow test on its second horizontal shale gas well at Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
Cuadrilla’s major investor, A J Lucas, has said up to 72 lateral wells could be drilled from a shale gas site like Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
Anti-fracking protesters have experienced violence and intimidation from police officers, leading to physical injuries, trauma and a breakdown of trust, a new study reveals.
A public inquiry which opens tomorrow into oil plans in north Lincolnshire could see the first examination of the government moratorium on fracking.
Cuadrilla’s Australian investor has said it continues to give the shale gas company its “full support” in the face of a moratorium on fracking announced two days ago.