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Fracking controversy erupts in UK following approval of shale gas industry request

Saturday, October 8th 2016 - 10:47 UTC
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Horizontal fracking can go ahead, the British government has said, in a landmark ruling for the UK shale gas industry. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has approved plans for fracking at Cuadrilla's Preston New Road site at Little Plumpton in Lancashire. Read full article

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  • Briton

    Lets hope it make a success,
    then perhaps others will follow,

    Oct 08th, 2016 - 11:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Better to use our own gas rather than import it, Argentina should frack Puta Muerte gas fields, if they can get the investment. Incidently it was decided last July for a company to store gas in underground caverns which incidently have not yet been constructed in Lancashire, better to pipe gas into the infrastructure rather than store it.

    Oct 08th, 2016 - 04:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Well, we have to do something,
    these gas and electric companies are just charging far to much,

    that's not to say alternatives would be cheaper.

    Oct 08th, 2016 - 06:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    I can't see what the frackin' problem is! :o)

    Oct 08th, 2016 - 07:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    England is very small. I'm convinced that there will be no harm to humanity.

    Oct 09th, 2016 - 02:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    You mean the UK.

    Oct 09th, 2016 - 07:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Fracking is ok but not in my back yard that's what this is about.

    Oct 09th, 2016 - 08:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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