A Surrey resident is going to the High Court for the right to challenge the approval of 20 years of oil production at the Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
Three law lords have reserved their decision in an appeal against the protest injunction granted to the fracking company, Ineos.
English local councils can reject national policy on fracking if they have evidence that the process contributes to climate change, a government barrister conceded today.
The government ignored new science on the climate change impact of shale gas sites when it revised planning policy on fracking, the High Court in London heard today.
The government is being challenged in the High Court this week over its planning policy on fracking.
Friends of the Earth is going to the High Court this morning to challenge a key consent which allows Cuadrilla to drill and frack for shale gas near Blackpool.
The anti-fracking campaigner, Joe Corre, is to go to court next week to oppose an injunction brought by INEOS Upstream against shale gas protesters.