Environmentalists and opponents of a controversial shale gas extraction method called fracking have criticised the Government's decision to allow it to resume across the UK.
Ministers say it could help lower utility bills. Science Editor Lawrence McGinty reports:
Despite environmental concerns the Government have given the green light for fracking to resume across the UK.
Fracking has cut fuel bills in half in some states in the US, so could the same thing happen here? I got my calculator out.
The process of gas extraction known as 'fracking' has revolutionised the energy market in the US. Could the same thing happen here?