A campaigner’s legal challenge against oil production in Surrey has grown into a case to bring UK planning policy into line with climate change strategy.
DrillOrDrop’s autumn diary of events in 2020 about the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
The High Court has reduced the scope of the injunction granted to UK Oil & Gas plc against protests at its exploration sites in Sussex and Surrey.
A group of campaigners will argue at the High Court tomorrow (2/4/2020) that an oil company’s injunction against protest is “unlawful, unfair and breaches the rights to free speech”.
Lawyers for five opponents of oil and gas operations in southern England have applied to the High Court to strike out an interim injunction granted to UKOG against protests at its sites.
Opponents of the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick airport are seeking to overturn the decision of a High Court judge.
A Surrey resident is going to the High Court for the right to challenge the approval of 20 years of oil production at the Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
A plan for lorry access to the Horse Hill oil site would threaten road safety and disturb local people, the Weald Action Group has complained.
A Surrey resident has issued a legal challenge against the county council’s decision to grant planning permission for long-term oil production and more drilling at the Horse Hill exploration site.
Fire fighters were called to the Horse Hill oil site near Horley in Surrey this morning (3/11/2019).