UK rules in favour of Third Energy fracking permit
Published: Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Despite opposition from environmental campaigners, the UK's High Court has ruled that a permit awarded to Third Energy for fracking in North Yorkshire is valid, leaving the company free to go ahead with tests to determine the viability of oil and gas extraction at the site.
Britain’s High Court has ruled that a hydraulic
fracturing (fracking) permit awarded by North Yorkshire County
Council for Third Energy Holdings Plc’s Ryedale
operation was legal, following challenges from environmental
In May, the UK’s North Yorkshire County Council
granted Third Energy permission to go ahead with...