Environmental campaigners are counting on protesters and senior judges to protect hard-fought rights which they say are under threat from powerful and wealthy onshore oil and gas companies.
A 74-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman become the first people to be arrested outside the Egdon Resources oil exploration site at Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2019
Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site grabbed the attention of readers during 2018. Seven of the 10 most-read posts on DrillOrDrop in the past 12 months were about activities or protests at the site. Also in the top 10 posts with readers were Europa’s surprise announcement that it was […]
2018 was a year of firsts for fracking and the campaigns against it, with successes and setbacks on both sides of the argument.
Six women have won the right to appeal against an injunction on direct action protests at oil sites in Sussex and Surrey.
Councillors in Lancashire are to ask the Home Secretary to pay for policing at anti-fracking protests from central government funding.