Fracking

A protester stands outside Cuadrilla's Preston Road fracking site near Blackpool, Britain, October 22, 2018. (image: REUTERS/Hannah McKay)

Newly Restarted UK Fracking in Lancashire Stopped Due to Earthquakes

Cuadrilla was required to temporarily halt its fracking operations in Lancashire as a result of earthquakes related to the shale gas drilling and that required an immediate “red light”.
Anti-fracking demonstrators gather on the opening day of the public inquiry into Lancashire County Council's decision to refuse permission for fracking at two sites. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Lancashire Launches UK’s First Fracking Site Since 2011

Despite protests, Cuadrilla started fracking operations in Lancashire on Monday, which represents the first time shale drilling has occurred in the country since 2011.

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