A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.
Opponents of the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick airport are seeking to overturn the decision of a High Court judge.
Important sections of the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have been abandoned.
The ruling has been delayed in an appeal by the first campaigners found guilty of breaching an injunction against anti-fracking protests.
Work to finalise policies that will shape fracking in North Yorkshire has been put on hold because of a landmark legal ruling.
The government has made its first public comment on the legal challenge which quashed a key section of planning policy on shale gas and fracking.
Events in April 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
Three law lords have reserved their decision in an appeal against the protest injunction granted to the fracking company, Ineos.
The campaign group, Talk Fracking, has won a challenge against government support in planning policy for fracking.
Advertising watchdog accepts campaign statement that “fracking is incompatible with tackling climate change”
A campaign website which said fracking was incompatible with tackling climate change did not break the advertising code, the watchdog has said.