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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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MP: Fracking industry will sap funding from renewables

The Liberal Democrat MP Tessa Munt has warned that giving the green light to fracking in the UK will lead to a "commercial stampede" and will sap investment from renewable energy sources:

Even as a small part of the energy mix, a push for shale gas will swiftly descend into a commercial stampede and investment will leak away from the renewable sector.

– Tessa munt mp

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