Energy Minister Ed Davey has spoken to ITV about the UK Government's decision to go ahead with gas exploration in Lancashire using hydraulic fracturing. He says communities should be reassured. Just because a company says it wants to go 'fracking' doesn't mean it will go 'fracking'.
Campaigners have raised fears that the Government is poised to give the green light to pushing ahead with controversial shale gas exploration in the UK. The Vale of Glamorgan is considering introducing the process.