Greenpeace is arguing that plans to drill horizontally under people's homes is unlwaful if they don't have permission from the owners.
Greenpeace Senior Campaigner Anna Jones said: “Under English law, if you own land, your rights extend to all the ground beneath it. That means if someone drills under your home without permission it is trespass.”
“To avoid being liable for trespass, drillers would need landowners’ permission. And this case is about people explicitly declaring they do not give that permission. This will make it extremely difficult for companies to move ahead with any horizontal drilling plans.”
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People embarking across the Channel should prepare for disruption due to the problems at Calais terminals and the impact of Operation Stack.
The M20 London bound carriageway has now been reopened to traffic but Operation Stack is expected to remain in place into the weekend.
Friday morning's forecast for the east of the region