Fracking campaigner FAILS in High Court battle

Another waste of time and money for all concerned. Time for the real work to begin.

An environmental campaigner has failed in his High Court action to temporarily block energy firm Cuadrilla from fracking in Lancashire, reports TLE.

Cuadrilla chief executive Francis Egan had described the challenge as “a last gasp attempt at trying to frustrate the process.”

Previously Bob Dennett, who brought the case and had raised over £12,000 towards his legal costs, said: “This case has been made to safeguard the lives and wellbeing of thousands of local residents and businesses, including schoolchildren, in the event of the need to evacuate the area in the vicinity of the Preston New Road fracking site in Lancashire.”

Continued here.

via Tallbloke’s Talkshop

October 12, 2018 at 07:03AM

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