Labour MP calls for probe into fracking technology …
read more here … http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/labour-mp-calls-for-probe-into-fracking-6277739.html
Public meeting in Poulton held by REAF..
Exploiting shale gas reserves in Lancashire could prevent the UK from meeting targets to cut emissions….
read more ..http://www.lep.co.uk/news/lep-business/fears_over_dash_for_gas_1_3992663
Speaking at last thursday’s debate in Parliament, Dr Alan Whitehead (Southampton, Test) (Lab)…………..’there is a case for ensuring that there are careful, secure environmental guidelines to ensure that it is done in the best way for the protection of the environment. There is also a case for ensuring that, unlike …
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It is “highly probable” that shale gas test drilling triggered earth tremors in Lancashire, a study has found.
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George Monbiot of the Guardian writes on fracking regulations today under the headline “The UK’s lack of fracking regulation is insane”.
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Encouraging reports in todays Independent stating “MPs of all parties told The Independent the time had come for government scientists to examine all the scientific evidence after signs that exploratory drilling could have caused tremors near Blackpool.”
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Blackpool gas drilling has been suspended after second earthquake….