A camp established to monitor operations at an oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire has been evicted for a second time.
A disabled campaigner whose blue badge car was removed yesterday from outside an exploration site says he will stay at a council vehicle pound until it is released.
About 10 police officers supported the eviction of a camp that had been monitoring operations at Rathlin Energy’s oil exploration site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
Updated: Council rejects community appeal against eviction of monitoring station at E Yorks drill site
People living near Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire oil and gas site have vowed to continue monitoring the company’s activities.
Drilling is now underway at Biscathorpe, Misson and West Newton – and what will happen this month at Preston New Road and Tinker Lane? Also in February, the inquiry reconvenes into IGas testing plans at Ellesmere Port.
Keith Taylor MEP (second left) with opponents of oil drilling at the Horse Hill site near Horley. Photo: Office of Keith Taylor MEP Events in February 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
Fire crews were called to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site in East Yorkshire this lunchtime after a hose on a rig became detached and hit the drill cabin.