United Kingdom: Government hails fracking report as step towards unlocking shale gas “prize”

BusinessGreen: The government has once again welcomed the "exciting prospect" presented by the UK's nascent shale gas industry, after a major new independent report predicted new fracking activity could deliver up to 25 per cent of the UK's current gas demand in the 2020s while supporting between 16,000 and 32,000 additional jobs. However, opponents of fracking were quick to seize on the report's admission that fracking would bring with it "significant negative effects", including a potential increase in greenhouse......

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