A petition against plans to restrict protests has been signed by more than 600,000 people, the organisers said today.
A controversial law to increase police powers to control protests was included in the Queen’s Speech this morning. The speech also included other already-announced plans for new environmental targets, an overhaul of the planning system and changes to the way public decisions could be challenged in court.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
Friends of the Earth has launched legal proceedings to try to force Cuadrilla to “substantially reduce” the scale of its injunction against anti-fracking protests.
A legal challenge to restrictions on protests outside oil sites in southern England has prompted conflicting statements from an oil company and campaigners.
Some of the most extensive restrictions on anti-fracking protests are to be challenged at the Court of Appeal tomorrow morning (5 March 2019).
Nottinghamshire Police has introduced restrictions on where and when people can protest outside the IGas shale gas site at Tinker Lane, near Blyth.