British fracking controversies

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This January 2014 video is called Protests continue over UK fracking decision.

Another video from Britain which used to be on Youtube used to say about itself:

Feb 24, 2013

A controversial gas extraction method caused two earthquakes in the UK last year, a government panel of experts reported. Yet, despite the environmental dangers fracking may cause, its resumption has been recommended, albeit under strict regulation.

The report by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) backs up an inquiry by energy company Cuadrilla late last year, after which the company admitted culpability for the small earthquakes which measured 2.3 and 1.5 on the “local magnitude” system under which three is classed as “moderate”.

Gas drilling by Cuadrilla at the Preese Hall well in north-west England was suspended in 2011 after two earthquakes in Lancashire were felt at the surface.

Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” involves pumping water, sand and…

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One response to “British fracking controversies

  1. Sad to see… I always think we can expect more sense from the Europeans that from the Americans, and it always upsets me to be wrong about that.

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