Shale gas and fracking – Commons Library Standard Note A briefing note provided for Members of Parliament on the subject of Fracking
Fylde Borough Council’s Task & Finish report on Shale Gas The Council’s recommendations will also be forwarded to the Department of Energy and Climate Change as a response to the consultation on the Preese Hall Shale Gas Fracturing: Review and Recommendations for Induced Seismic Mitigation.
The Tyndall Centre Report Shale gas: an updated assessment of environmental and climate change impacts. A report commissioned by The Co-operative and undertaken by researchers at the Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester. Concerns remain about the adequacy of current UK regulation of groundwater and surface water contamination and the assessment of environmental impact. Although amenable to stringent regulatory control, risks of contamination cannot be fully eliminated.