Four campaigners who spent a total of 99 hours on top of lorries delivering to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site could become the first people to be jailed for an anti-fracking protest.
A High Court judge has granted Cuadrilla its injunction against specific anti-fracking protests around its shale gas site near Blackpool.
A High Court judge ruled this morning that an interim injunction sought by INEOS against anti-fracking protesters should continue. See DrillOrDrop breaking news.
A Manchester law firm is in the early stages of launching a legal case on behalf of people who say their properties have been damaged by seismic surveying in Lancashire.
Government feared anti-fracking campaigners would use unredacted shale gas report to undermine policy
The Government resisted releasing a full version of its shale gas impacts report because it was concerned about the effect it would have on fracking decisions in Lancashire and proposed changes to the trespass law.
A judge in Manchester said the failure of prosecutors to provide a barrister for an on-going case involving the IGas drilling site at Barton Moss was “inexcusable” and “unacceptable”.
The Infrastructure Bill, which included measures to make it easier for oil and gas companies to drill under private land, received its royal assent this morning. Last night, in the final debate, MPs passed a set of conditions on fracking which many believed had been watered down by […]
Two Sussex MPs have tabled amendments to remove all the clauses on fracking and oil and gas drilling from the Infrastructure Bill.
The clauses in the Infrastructure Bill dealing with fracking and rights to drill under private land are likely to be considered towards the end of the Committee Stage of the legislation.
Environmental campaigners and Scotland’s energy minister have criticised the government for ignoring opposition and going ahead with plans to change the trespass laws in favour of shale gas drilling. An industry group said the decision would pave the way for shale gas development in the UK.