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The UK : latest front line in the European shale_gas battles

The UK : latest front line in the European #shale_gas battles
http://multinationales.org/The-UK-latest-front-line-in-the

The #United_Kingdom is full of strong opinions when it comes to shale gas, which requires hydraulic fracturing (or ‘fracking’) – the controversial technique where a mixture of water, sand and chemicals is injected at high pressure into rock followed by depressurisation – to extract it. David Cameron’s conservative coalition government is pushing harder than ever on both a domestic and European level to promote the practice (and the lucrative rewards assumed to go with it). Meanwhile, thousands of (...)

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« http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21120-how-fracking-caused-earthquakes-in-the-uk.html »
« http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/28/fracking-office-single-unit-shale-gas-produced »
« http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/geoffreylean/100282976/want-to-know-how-fracking-will-affect-you-sorry-thats-a-state-sec »
« http://www.ukoog.org.uk/about-ukoog/press-releases/131-new-survey-shows-57-of-britons-support-natural-gas-from-shale »
« http://www.leparisien.fr/environnement/exclusif-environnement-72-des-francais-contre-l-exploitation-du-gaz-de-sc »
« http://www.renewablesinternational.net/german-government-wants-shale-gas/150/537/79666 »
« http://www.northernenergy.co.uk/mainnews/fracking-supported-by-majority-of-uk »
« http://www.nodashforgas.org.uk/campinfo »
« http://www.nodashforgas.org.uk/uncategorized/breaking-operation-mums-and-grandmas-omg-occupy-proposed-drilling-s »
« http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/aug/18/fracking-protesters-occupy-blackpool-office-cuadrilla »
« http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/europe »
« http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/david-cameron-promises-fracking-tax-boost-for-councils-willing-to-app »
« http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/01/13/fracking-councils_n_4587143.html »
« http://www.carbonbrief.org/blog/2013/04/decc-energy-statistics,-march-2013 »
« http://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3284/British-public-split-on-nuclear-power.aspx »
« http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/aug/25/labour-regulation-uk-fracking-industry »
« http://corporate.exxonmobil.com/en/company/news-and-updates/speeches/shale-gas-american-success-story »
« https://www.chathamhouse.org/media/comment/view/187991 »
« http://www.bbc.com/news/business-26735000 »
« http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2014/jun/06/shale-oil-boom-over-energy-revolution-blackouts »
« http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/31/uk-shale-gas-fracking-cuadrilla »
« http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/geoffreylean/100222841/drilling-set-back-regulator-caught-out-as-fracking-opponents-draw »
« https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency »
« http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/06/fracking-trespass-law-changes-opposed-by-74-of-britons »
« http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/04/ban-fracking-from-national-parks-say-majority-of-uk-public »
« http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-25695813 »
« http://www.wwf.gr/crisis-watch/issues/21-issue-21-december-2013/shale-gas-lobby-wins-war-against-strict-environmental-rules/28-shale-gas-lobby-wins-war-against-strict-environmental-rules »
« http://yougov.co.uk/news/2013/08/05/support-fracking-not-my-backyard »
« https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/economics-of-shale-gas »
« http://www.bgs.ac.uk/research/energy/shaleGas/home.html »
« https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/potential-greenhouse-gas-emissions-associated-with-shale-gas-production-and-use »
« http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/press_releases/fracking-regs-tarnished-new-report_05062014 »
« http://www.foeeurope.org/fracking-brussels-240714 »

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