'Fracking' earthquakes research

A new study from Durham University suggests that fracking is 'not a significant cause' of earthquakes that can be felt on the surface.

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Full Report: 'Fracking' earthquakes research by Durham University

Researchers at Durham University have found that fracking - a controversial drilling process to release underground gas reserves - is not a significant cause of earthquakes.

Many people have blamed fracking for causing tremors in the past, but after looking at operations in America where fracking is common the university team found that any tremors were barely noticable.

You can watch the full report from Richard Wilson below.

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