Legal challenge launched over UK support for North Sea oil and gas

13th May 2021


Three environmental campaigners have launched a legal challenge against the UK government over its support for the production of North Sea oil and gas that is only economic because of subsidies, the Paid to Pollute campaign has announced.

On behalf of the campaigners, law firm Leigh Day has applied to the High Court for judicial review of the state-owned Oil and Gas Authority’s (OGA) new strategy, which includes a legal duty to “maximi

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