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New fracking wells planned

A company drilling for shale gas on the Fylde coast says it will drill at two new sites, and drill a total of eight new wells.

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Proposed fracking at two new sites

The sites are at Little Plumpton and Roseacre Credit: ITV Granada

Energy company Cuadrilla intends to drill at two new sites in Lancashire.

A statement said:

"The company intends to apply for planningpermission to drill, hydraulically fracture and test the flow of gas from up to four exploration wells on each of the sites".

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