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UK fracking industry's PR offensive 'becoming more canny'

Andrew Wasley

9th December 2013

Documents reveal Celtique Energie has been privately touting 'dedicated fracking' to investors for Sussex oil and gas drilling - while publicly describing fracking plans as 'hypothetical'. Andrew Wasley reports.
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Fracking Hell – the environmental costs of the new US gas drilling boom

30th November, 2010

Jim Wickens

The gas stored in the Marcellus Shale formation is the subject of desperate drilling to secure US domestic energy supplies. But the process involved - hydraulic fracturing - is the focus of a bitter dispute over environmental damage and community rights more...
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UK gas fracking boom 'may be dirtier than coal'

Tom Levitt

13th April, 2011

As well as local outrage over 'fracking' drilling there is new evidence its greenhouse gas footprint may be higher than that of coal. Tom Levitt reports from the centre of this potential gas boom near Blackpool more...

Growing pressure for moratorium on UK shale gas 'fracking'

The Ecologist

27th January,2011

Shadow energy minister Huw Irranca-Davies calls for a halt to shale gas drilling after an Ecologist investigation and Tyndall Centre report highlight environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing more...

UK urged to ban controversial 'fracking' gas-extraction

Tom Levitt

17th January, 2011

Gas extraction plans underway in Lancashire would pose a serious risk of contaminating ground and surface waters, says Tyndall Centre report more...

Europe's scramble for gas sees controversial hydraulic fracturing cross the Atlantic

Luke Starr

30th November,2010

In the US, gas-extraction in the Marcellus Shale has been linked to pollution and social conflict. Now Halliburton, Chevron and Exxon, among others, want to bring the so-called 'fracking' process to Europe, reports Luke Starr more...

US natural gas drilling boom linked to pollution and social strife

Jim Wickens

30th November, 2010

The gas stored in the Marcellus Shale formation is the subject of desperate drilling to secure US domestic energy supplies. But the process involved - hydraulic fracturing - is the focus of a bitter dispute over environmental damage and community rights more...

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