High Court quashes fracking policy over ‘unlawful’ consultation

The government will have to reconsider the support given to onshore oil and gas development in planning policy, following a ruling that consultation on it was unfair, unlawful and did not account for climate impacts

More sites are gaining permission for shale gas drilling despite the holding back of key CCC advice on climate impacts. Photograph: Cuadrilla Resources
Support for shale gas development in planning policy will have to be revised

The government will have to reconsider the support given to onshore oil and gas development in planning policy, following a ruling that consultation on it was unfair, unlawful and did not account for climate impacts.

Please sign in or register to continue.

Sign in to continue reading

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
report@ends.co.uk
or call 020 8267 8120

Subscribe for full access

or Register for limited access

Already subscribe but don't have a password?
Activate your web account here