Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
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Sunday 26 January 2014
Ministers are reportedly reviewing laws that would allow fracking to be carried out underneath houses without the permission of the owners.
The Big Questions: Is fracking the answer to the UK’s energy needs? Has this ‘green government’ failed?
Friday 24 January 2014
This week's big questions are answered by adviser to the government on the economics of climate change Nicholas Stern
Thursday 23 January 2014
Anti-fracking protesters in Bolton were left red-faced after gluing themselves to gas pumps at the wrong petrol station.
Thursday 16 January 2014
The title is a hangover from the feudal era and does not automatically bring with it physical property, but entitlements and duties that would have once been held by a medieval seigneur are often included
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Professor Robert Oswald says his findings of deaths and deformities in American livestock are so alarming that Britain should halt the practice ‘until its impact is assessed’
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