Fracking planning laws should be relaxed say ministers

The United Kingdom's government has come under fire from fracking opponents after releasing measures that could fast-track shale gas projects. Under these measures, explorers could drill test sites without first applying for planning permission, The Guardian reported. Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas said, "Britain's fracking experiment was on life support and now the government is trying its best to shock it back into life."[...]

Fracking planning laws should be relaxed say ministers

Government plans to make test drilling as easy as building a conservatory outrage fracking's critics.

Thu 17 May 18 from BBC News

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UK fracking measures could make exploratory drilling "as easy as building a garden wall"

The United Kingdom's government has come under fire from fracking opponents after releasing measures that could fast-track shale gas projects. Under these measures, explorers could drill test ...

Thu 17 May 18 from Inhabitat

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