UK fracking traffic would increase local air pollution, finds study

Guardian: The traffic generated by fracking in the UK would increase air pollution substantially at a local level at the busiest times, according to a study about the potential impact of lorry traffic. The research found that the number of tankers taking water to and from drilling sites would increase hourly levels of nitrogen oxide emissions (NOx) by as much as 30%. The study by a Newcastle University team, published in the journal Environment International on Wednesday, also said fracking traffic would......

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