U.K. Company Suspends Controversial Drilling Procedure

New York Times: A British company said Wednesday that it would temporarily halt the use of a controversial gas exploration technology after indications that it might have set off two small earthquakes near a test well in Lancashire, England. The company, Cuadrilla Resources, which is exploring for gas in shale formations deep underground, said it would postpone hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, operations at the Preese Hall site near Weeton. "We take our responsibilities very seriously,' Mark Miller, the......

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