North Yorkshire Council 'grateful' for High Court judgement

Not everyone agrees

A High Court judge rejected a bid to block fracking in North Yorkshire.

Third Energy was granted permission by North Yorkshire County Council in May to carry out the controversial shale gas extraction process near the village of Kirby Misperton in Ryedale.

Residents from the village and Friends of the Earth applied for a judicial review to have the decision quashed.

North Yorkshire County Council make this statement: