Opponents of fracking have accused a parliamentary group on shale gas regulation of being biased in favour of the industry and failing to reflect the views of communities that might be affected.
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Find out how ministers replied to parliamentary questions on: How much notice and publicity is needed for hydraulic fracturing operations Who regulates any induced seismicity caused by fracking What drilling companies have told ministers about self-regulation Whether DECC applies the precautionary principle to fracking licences Whether monitoring for […]
When is a frack not a frack? According to the Infrastructure Act, when it uses 999.99 cubic metres of fluid. Add one more cubic centimetre and under the new law it is a frack.