Anti-fracking campaigners in North Yorkshire have vowed to continue to resist plans to frack at Kirby Misperton, despite what looks like a delay following the discovery of a legal loophole.
The final decision on Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton has been delayed because of a loophole in the Infrastructure Act, the government said this evening.
The company waiting to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has received an official warning about operations at the site.
Anti-fracking campaigners have called on police to protect their civil right to protest. They were responding to a report published this morning alleging “confrontational and “aggressive” policing. Two police forces in fracking protest areas said they have a duty to balance the right to protest with rights […]
Large numbers of police are using aggressive tactics to make it hard for people to protest against fracking, according to a report published today.
A North Yorkshire County Council meeting was suspended this morning when opponents of fracking demanded action to address concerns about imminent operations at a site near their homes.
As Third Energy prepares for the UK’s first high volume hydraulic fracture for six years, nearly 200 organisations have called for an immediate stop on all fracking activities.
In this week’s listings Anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port; Continuing inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for Wressle site near Scunthorpe; Trial of 13 people who took part in a lock-on at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in July; Labour Party day of action outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site; […]
The co-leader of the Green Party, Jonathan Bartley, was dragged by police away from the entrance to Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton this afternoon.
Third Energy has told people living near its Kirby Misperton gas site in North Yorkshire that it is preparing to frack.