A newspaper article in North Yorkshire led to speculation during the weekend that gas company, Third Energy, had already carried out test fracks at its Kirby Misperton well site.
Campaigners in North Yorkshire have said they may seek an injunction against fracking by Third Energy at Kirby Misperton because of concerns about the pipeline that would transport any produced gas.
Councillors in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, have rejected proposals to employ a specialist to represent them at a hearing that will decide the area’s fracking policy for the next 20 years.
Some of the first trials arising out of anti-fracking protests outside Third Energy’s fracking site in North Yorkshire are to go ahead in the spring.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Lorry surfing protest at Kirby Misperton; Protests outside IGas sites at Tinker Lane and Springs Road, Misson. “Die-in” protest outside Barclays Bank in Huddersfield
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