Article courtesy of ITV | January 26, 2015 | ITV.com | Shared as educational material
There are calls for North West MPs to support a vote for a moratorium on fracking across Britain. It comes on the day parliament has the chance to vote on legislation. Campaigners want it delayed for at least 2 and a half years whilst the risks are assessed.
The Environmental Audit Committee, appointed by the House of Commons have today published a report into the risks of the controversial technique. It claims; ‘The necessary regulatory arrangements must be determined and put in place before any further expansion of the industry.’
Last week a key Lancashire County Council report said it should not go ahead in Little Plumpton and Rosacre.
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