The Blackpool branch of the Green Party has called for a moratorium on drilling at the Bowland basin site near Blackpool, where there were two earthquakes in April and May 2011. It released this statement in response
– Philip Mitchell, chairman, Blackpool Green Party
The pollution has many different ways of getting into the ground, gas is dissolved in water and can find its way into the water course. There has been little interest at any level of government in public safety and the impact on the Lancashire countryside.