The Labour MP, Louise Haigh (left), has questioned the government about the basis of the written ministerial statement, issued earlier this month, on shale gas and fracking.
The government has ruled out national limits on the number of fracking sites in shale gas areas. It has also refused to set a minimum distance between wells and homes.
Regulation is not a “magic wand” that will prevent fracking accidents, the head of Bloomberg New Energy Finance told a debate on the sustainability of the industry last night. Michael Liebreich, speaking at the Green Alliance Annual Debate in London, said there would be accidents and anyone who […]