Oceana seeks legal action over UK oil and gas licences

A picture of an oil spill in the ocean

Source: Oceana

Oceana UK is preparing to take the UK government to court over what it calls the severe threat to marine life caused by the latest licences for oil and gas exploration in UK waters.

The charity said that the decision to issue the new licences is unlawful on several grounds, including a failure to consider the extreme impacts of both accidental oil spills and the climate crisis on marine life.

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