Photo by Steve Fareham [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Judges in Manchester are to hear all three legal challenges to rulings by the Secretary of State over fracking in Lancashire.
In the past few minutes a High Court judge has backed plans by Third Energy to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
Any chink in decisions about the onshore oil and gas industry will be challenged, an anti-fracking campaigner warned today after winning the right to bring a judicial review against the government.
A campaigner against fracking has won the right to challenge the government’s decision to allow more time for shale gas drilling near his home.
The High Court has begun hearing a legal challenge to the approval of fracking in North Yorkshire.
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale, carried Yorkshire white roses as they gathered at the Royal Courts of Justice in London where their legal challenge will be heard this morning.
A High Court judge gave permission this morning for a judicial review of the decision by Lancashire County Council to approve Cuadrilla’s monitoring scheme at Roseacre Wood.
A High Court judge in London will rule later this month on whether a residents’ group can challenge permission granted by Lancashire County Council for a fracking monitoring scheme in the Fylde.