Nearly 30 representatives from six councils in East Yorkshire have called for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at a local oil site need detailed environmental research.
The local government secretary is to be asked to decide whether an extensive environmental study is needed for expansion and production proposals at an oil site north of Hull.
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.