Anti-fracking campaigner files High Court challenge over oil and gas clean-up costs

Legal papers were submitted this morning in a challenge against the shale gas regulator about who should pay for decommissioning sites. It came on the day that a report by the government’s spending watchdog raised concerns over clean-up costs for fracking. The investigation by the National Audit Office concluded that the government had been unable to explain who would meet decommissioning costs if a shale gas operator went out of business and landowners were unable to pay

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Case for fracking destroyed by public spending watchdog

 

Almost gone .The Cuadrilla drill on low loader is escorted away from  UK site by a massive contingent of Police Officers who blocked the road for some twenty minutes to prevent any vehicles following the lorry.

The fracking industry has been dealt a major blow, after a report from the National Audit Office found that shale gas development has cost taxpayers millions with the economic benefits ‘very unclear’.

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WELL DONE SCOTLAND!!!

Scotland confirms no fracking policy