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Minor earthquakes emerge as major threat to UK fracking

01.11.2018
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Protests and court cases have failed but the government's rules on tremors could wreck sale gas economicsProtests, legal challenges and planning rejections have failed to stop the return of fracking in Britain, but the government's regulations on earthquakes are fast emerging as the biggest threat to the nascent shale gas industry.The energy company Cuadrilla has been forced to stop work twice in four days - on Friday last week and on Monday - due to minor earthquakes occurring while it was fracking. The tremors breached a seismic threshold imposed after fracking caused minor earthquakes in 2011. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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