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David Cameron gets ‘fracked’ by activists

Greenpeace campaigners set up fake fracking site around Cameron’s country home to protest pro-fracking rules

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Fracking 1 year ago

UK has just five years’ worth of coal, gas and oil left

New report calls for UK to develop home-grown energy to avoid being forced to rely entirely on exported energy

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Fracking 2 years ago

Osborne: Fracking unlikely to cut energy bills

The Chancellor has warned Brits not to expect the same level of bill reductions seen in the USA

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Fracking 2 years ago

Cuadrilla aims to frack in Lancashire

The energy company has reduced its original plans to extract shale in seven locations and is now focusing on two drilling sites

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Fracking 2 years ago

Fracking boost as EU laws are dropped

Legislation which could have held up the adoption of hydraulic drilling in the UK has been abandoned by the European Commission

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Fracking 2 years ago

Gas and electricity price freeze would ‘damage UK’

Former head of BP says energy companies need to make profits to be able to reinvest in energy infrastructure

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Fracking 2 years ago

Government welcomes new report on fracking

New report reveals that shale gas could provide a quarter of the energy needed in the UK by the 2020s

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Fracking 2 years ago

Could fracking cause infertility and cancer?

New research suggests the controversial extraction technique could cause severe health problems to those living in the vicinity of a drilling site

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Fracking 2 years ago

European legislation could delay plans to ‘frack’ in the UK

New proposals to regulate potential risks associated with hydraulic fracturing could delay its potential implementation in Britain by several years

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Fracking 2 years ago

Water shortages could damage fracking prospects

Water levels threaten shale gas extraction in the UK

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