Residents demand answers on emergency planning at fracking site after recent tremors

Lancashire residents are demanding to know whether emergency planners have updated the risks from Cuadrilla’s shale gas site following the UK’s strongest fracking-induced earth tremor.

Lawyers wrote to Lancashire County Council yesterday with a series of questions about the risk assessment for the Preston New Road site near Blackpool in the light of the bank holiday tremor measuring 2.9ML.

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