Green watchdog accused over ‘shocking’ investment portfolio that includes fracking

Environment Agency investing pension fund in industries it regulates is ‘clear conflict of interest’

The fund is investing in two companies financially intertwined with fracking giant Cuadrilla, the company that has been the subject of fierce protests in Lancashire and West Sussex. The first is Centrica, which is investing £60m in Cuadrilla’s Lancashire operations and the second is Riverstone Energy, which owns 44 per cent of Cuadrilla.

 

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