A charity has warned of possible damage to the countryside if the Government gives permission for large numbers of drilling well units to go ahead.
Paul Miner of the Campaign to Protect Rural England said: "The Government doesn't appear to have recognised the potential for major landscape damage, or the need to properly consider this at the local level."
"If fracking is to happen, it must be with the support of local communities, who are most at risk if things go wrong, and without damaging the countryside."
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?