United Kingdom: Fracking ‘exploitation’ report dismissed by energy department

BBC: The energy department has dismissed a report that "60% of the UK countryside could be exploited" for fracking, the controversial gas extraction method. The Independent reported that more than 32,000 square miles could be affected, notably in south, north-west and north-east England and central Scotland. It said it based this on official maps, but the department called the 60% figure "nonsense". Meanwhile, an anti-fracking protest will be held in London later. The process of fracking involves......

Read Complete Article at Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS News Feed

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply