Andy Atkins, Executive Director of the environmental charity Friends of the Earth, has told The Guardian that the government-commissioned report into fracking was too narrow in its scope as it only addressed earthquakes:
We don't need earth tremor-causing fracking to meet our power needs – we need a seismic shift in energy policy. There should be a full scientific assessment of all the impacts of fracking – a short consultation on one of the problems is completely inadequate.
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