Tremor halts fracking at UK’s only active site

Tremor halts fracking at UK’s only active site

Operations were paused for 18 hours on Wednesday evening while Cuadrilla monitored the site near Blackpool.

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UK fracking potential could be much less than previously thought, study suggests

UK fracking potential could be much less than previously thought, study suggests

New estimates based on lab analysis of northern England’s shale resources suggests there may be less than 10 years worth of recoverable gas.

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Fracking for shale gas ‘leading to dramatic increase in methane’

Fracking for shale gas ‘leading to dramatic increase in methane’

Around a third of the total increase in the potent greenhouse gas in the past decade has come from exploiting shale gas, a study found .

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Anger as firm renews bid for fracking licence in Fermanagh Lakelands

Anger as firm renews bid for fracking licence in Fermanagh Lakelands

More than 1,000 people have written to the Department of the Economy in the North to oppose the granting of a licence for fracking in the Fermanagh Lakelands.

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Fracking protesters freed from prison by appeal judges

Fracking protesters freed from prison by appeal judges

Lord Chief Justice Lord Burnett said the jail terms handed to three protesters over disruption at a Lancashire site were ‘manifestly excessive’.

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EPA rejects accusations of bias in fracking research

EPA rejects accusations of bias in fracking research

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has rejected accusations of “bias” in research it commissioned into fracking.

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