Shale gas moratorium in UK urged

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Shale gas moratorium in UK urged

Postby HVPA_research » Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:05 am

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Shale gas moratorium in UK urged by Tyndall Centre

Looks like the UK government is not different from ours - approving un-conventional gas without environmental research!

The UK government should put a moratorium on shale gas operations until the environmental implications are fully understood, a report says.

The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research report comes amid reports a firm has found reserves in Lancashire.

In the US, officials are investigating claims that shale gas drilling has polluted water supplies.

However, UK ministers have rejected a moratorium, saying that drilling for shale gas does no
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