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UK fracking allowed to resume

The government says fracking for shale gas can resume in the UK, with new controls to address the risk of small earth tremors.

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Ed Davey announcing decision on fracking in UK

Energy Secretary Ed Davey Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The Energy Secretary Ed Davey is currently briefing the media on the Government's decision whether to allow fracking to resume in the UK.

Fracking was suspended in May last year following two minor earthquakes near Blackburn, Lancashire.

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