Monday, 17 December 2012

UK gas fracking: given government go-ahead

The British government has just given the go-ahead, after an 18 month suspension, for the resumption of exploration of unconventional gas by the energy company Cuadrilla, using the fracking process. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey gave the go-ahead, subject to stringent new controls to mitigate possible seismic activity.

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