Fracking to resume despite controversy

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:

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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.