Fracking to begin again despite causing two small earthquakes in Blackpool

Fracking is due to begin in Lancashire on Monday.

Energy firm Cuadrilla had hoped to start work at the site in at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool, on Saturday but this was delayed by the effects of Storm Callum.

It followed an environmental campaigner failing in a bid to halt the work at the High Court on Friday.

A spokesman for Cuadrilla said on Saturday: ‘Due to the weather conditions yesterday afternoon and this morning, we will now start pumping on...
source: Metro

2018-10-15 08:50
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