A court in Belgium has temporarily blocked the permit needed by Ineos to begin work on a major new chemical complex in Antwerp.
Planners in the South Downs National Park have issued a second order to UK Oil and Gas to restore its site at Markwells Wood within six months.
Opponents of proposals to drill for oil in woodland in the South Downs National Park have called for the site to be restored immediately after news that a planning application had been withdrawn (details).
In an open letter to West Sussex County Council, 17 Balcombe residents call for further protest against fracking after their “pretty miserable summer” caused by Cuadrila’s exploration for oil. The letter says opponents of the operation fought to be heard by local and national government and the regulators. […]