Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
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Tuesday 19 February 2008
There is a new commandment in the land: "Thou shalt not drink bottled water." The Environment minister, Phil Woolas, says that it is "morally unacceptable to spend hundreds of millions of pounds on bottled water when we have pure drinking water, and at the same time one of the crises that is facing the world is the supply of water."
Wednesday 31 May 2006
East Timor's President, a former guerrilla leader and independence hero, yesterday announced emergency measures after mobs ransacked the attorney general's office, stealing evidence implicating those accused of massacres in 1999.
Tuesday 23 August 2005
Friday 10 December 2004
Four people, including a toddler, were pulled alive yesterday from the rubble of a destroyed building in the Philippines after surviving a 10-day ordeal by drinking water dripping on to them from the collapsed ceiling.
Sunday 14 March 2004
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