United Kingdom: Fracking: RSPB objects to Cuadrilla plans for two sites

BBC: The RSPB has lodged objections to proposals to drill for shale gas at sites in Lancashire and West Sussex. It says regulations are inadequate to ensure water, landscapes and wildlife are protected. Prime Minister David Cameron has urged the UK to back fracking, which involves shattering shales to release trapped gas. Cuadrilla, which is exploring the sites, says its activities will not harm birds or other wildlife. These are the first formal objections to fracking from the RSPB, and they......

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