Want to know how fracking will affect you? Sorry, that’s a state secret!

Another week, another fracking fiasco. The Government has just published a report on the likely effects of the drilling on Britain’s countryside communities – including its possible impact on house prices – that is so heavily redacted it might instead be devoted to a military assessment of options for intervention in Iraq.

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A very interesting article – unfortunately the writer comes down with a luke-warm affirmation of fracking in this area right at the end and completely misses the fact that householders in the USA receive sizeable payouts for the activity on their land.