United Kingdom: Half UK ‘suitable for fracking’

BBC: More than half of the UK could be suitable for shale gas fracking, according to a government-commissioned report. Under the maximum scenario, up to 2,880 wells could be drilled for oil or gas in a new licensing round, the report says, generating 16,000 to 32,000 jobs. This would markedly increase lorry movements and could squeeze water supplies for local communities. But the environmental impact would be "manageable", say consultants AMEC. A single well might create up to 51 daily lorry......

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