United Kingdom: Beauty spots still at fracking ‘risk’, say campaigners

BBC: Fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances", according to new rules issued by the government. It said the regulations for the new bidding round for licences - the first in six years - are stricter than before. And companies applying to frack near beauty spots will have additional obligations. But some environmental campaigners say the new rules are not tough enough. Right to refuse Fracking involves blasting water, chemicals and sand at high......

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