Frack­ing go-ahead

The Chronicle - - National News - Bob Den­nett out­side the High Court in Lon­don

EN­ERGY firm Cuadrilla is to be­gin frack­ing at its Pre­ston New Road site to­day af­ter an en­vi­ron­men­tal cam­paigner failed in a High Court bid to block op­er­a­tions.

Mr Jus­tice Sup­per­stone dis­missed Bob Den­nett’s ap­pli­ca­tion for an in­junc­tion pre­vent­ing the com­pany from frack­ing the UK’s first hor­i­zon­tal shale gas well pend­ing his pro­posed le­gal chal­lenge.

Mr Den­nett said: “We didn’t get the re­sult we were look­ing for, but we will fight on.”

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