Ineos launches legal challenge against Scottish government over fracking ban

The Scottish government is now being taken to court by Ineos after it introduced a fracking ban.

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Together with partner Reach, Ineos Shale has lodged a petition for judicial review of the Scottish government's decision to ban oil and gas fracking, writes the company in a press release.

Ineos argues that the decision-making process was not carried out correctly, including "a failure to adhere to proper statutory process and a misuse of Ministerial power."

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