The shale gas company, IGas, has been criticised for treating communities with “disrespect and contempt” after serving a High Court injunction on two residents’ groups.
Security guards and specialist rescue staff worked through the night to remove campaigners from a protest camp near the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.
Security guards tried to evict an anti-fracking camp near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas in Lancashire this morning.
Update on 5/9/2018 The deputy judge hearing the UKOG injunction case has refused leave to appeal. A statement from the court sent on 4 September 2018 said: “The Deputy Judge has now had the opportunity to consider the above two applications and he has decided that both applications […]
In this week’s listings High Court ruling in UK Oil & Gas plc protest injunction case; Rotherham Council considers second Ineos shale gas application for Woodsetts site in South Yorkshire; Europa seeks to extend protest injunction at Leith Hill; Global day of action, Rise for Climate, for 100% renewable energy; […]
A Ryedale grandmother, who chained herself to the entrance of Third Energy’s fracking site with a Reclaim Democracy banner, said she did it to “prevent serious harm”.
The Environment Agency announced this afternoon it had granted a new permit for the oil exploration site at Balcombe in West Sussex.