UK landowners launch legal battle against fracking

By Emma Hughes
Published: Monday, 03 February 2014

Community concerns continue to mount as a fracking frenzy sweeps across Europe

Plans for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in one of Britain’s national parks could be halted after a group of local residents joined the UK’s first legal blockade, it was announced today.

Solicitors for residents and landowners near Fernhurst, in West Sussex, have written to drilling operator Celtique...

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