10 key things that happened this week

Ten of the biggest stories from the past week: High Court quashes fracking policy, Regulators raise concerns over Environment Bill exemptions, Woodland Trust asked to sign gagging order over rail plans, Plans to reopen coal mine rejected and more

Cuadrilla Resources' Preston New Road fracking site
The government will have to revisit its fracking planning policy

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

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