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Fracking: No Cuadrilla appeal against refusal in Lancashire

Image caption Energy firm Cuadrilla applied to frack at Roseacre Wood Energy firm Cuadrilla has said it will not appeal against the government’s refusal for fracking at a second site in Lancashire. Its application for…

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Ineos calls to end ‘absurd’ fracking quake limit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fracking in the United States is typically allowed at much higher seismic levels Energy firm Ineos has urged the government to raise “absurd” limits on fracking which it said…



Experts call for review of quake limits on UK fracking

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Cuadrilla site at Preston New Road in Lancashire Limits on seismic activity at fracking sites in the UK should be reviewed and increased, according to scientists involved in…


No plan to relax fracking regulations, says minister

Image copyright PA Image caption Energy and Clean Growth minister Claire Perry said while she hoped fracking can thrive, regulations “must be safe” Ministers have “no intention of altering” fracking regulations which have repeatedly halted…


Friends of the Earth lose Lancashire fracking permit challenge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Other campaigners have previously lost appeals against fracking at Little Plumpton Campaigners have lost the latest High Court challenge against fracking at a site in Lancashire. Friends of the Earth…


Cheshire sand quarry approved despite dust and fracking concerns

Image caption The sand quarry is planned for a field in Cranage, near Holmes Chapel Plans to quarry for silica sand on farmland in Cheshire have been approved by councillors, despite more than 800 objections….


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