Fracking, is there a ban or a moratorium or a tempory halt?

CONTRAVERSIAL fracking will no longer be allowed because of new scientific analysis, the Government has said.

Business and Energy Secretary Andrea Leadsom said: “It is clear that we cannot rule out future unacceptable impacts on the local community and for this reason, I have concluded that we should put a moratorium on fracking in England with immediate effect.”

Hours after announcing the moratorium she affirmed that shale gas remained a “huge opportunity” for the UK as long as it could be extracted safely”.
 
There must be an election in the offing methinks!! 
 

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