Oil Firms Secure Injunctions to Stop UK Climate Protests

Navigator Thames, Exxon Mobil and Valero have now secured civil injunctions to allow them to minimize disruption and prevent further problems, Britain’s business department said.

Reuters

Three firms involved in Britain’s oil sector, including Exxon Mobil, have secured injunctions to stop protests by climate change activists which have caused widespread disruption this month, the government said on April 15.

Environmental groups such as Extinction Rebellion and Just Stop Oil have been staging daily protests in London and across the country which have mainly been focused on oil facilities.

Navigator Thames, Exxon Mobil and Valero have now secured civil injunctions to allow them to minimize disruption and prevent further problems, Britain’s business department said.

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