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New group backs fracking in Lancashire

A new pro-shale group in Lancashire, part-funded by the onshore gas industry, launched yesterday in Blackpool. Lancashire for Shale called on local and national decision-makers to get behind onshore natural gas development in the county. The group said it was made up of local businesses and residents who […]

Chichester talks fracking

Two sides in the fracking debate went head to head at an event in Chichester to discuss the pros and cons of shale gas. On the pro side was Professor Ernest Rutter, of Manchester University, and Dr Nick Riley, formerly of the British Geological Survey. Opposing fracking were Emeritus […]