The maximum strength of tremors induced by new fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site has been estimated at 3.1ML, the company said in a document published today.
To shouts of “disgraceful” and “ridiculous”, Lancashire County Council voted to adjourn a debate on the regulation of earth tremors caused by fracking.
The government appears to be standing firm against industry pressure for a review of the regulations on earth tremors caused by fracking.
Cuadrilla looks likely to miss the planning deadline to frack its second shale gas well at Preston New Road, in Lancashire, correspondence has revealed.
Cuadrilla called today for changes to the regulations on seismicity induced by fracking to take account of ground vibration.
A parliamentary group is seeking expert evidence on earthquakes caused by fracking.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, confirmed it had resumed deliveries to its fracking site near Blackpool at 5.30am this morning.