Fracking continues to cause a stir in the US

By Emma Hughes
Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2015

Health and environmental concerns have this week led Maryland to place a ban on fracking and Virginia to consider stricter industry regulations, while Denton residents were arrested after campaigning against the process.

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has hit the US headlines again this week after the state of Maryland placed a ban on the process.

Republican Governor Larry Hogan made the decision not to veto a bill that proposed a two-year moratorium on fracking, meaning that when the deadline for signing came round...

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