UK fracking could begin in summer 2016

By Emma Hughes
Published: Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Cuadrilla Resources hopes to gain permission to begin two fracking operations after addressing issues raised by planning officers earlier this year. A green light could see the UK’s first full-scale shale gas exploration project going ahead by next summer.

Cuadrilla Resources will find out later this month if it can go ahead with the UK’s first full-scale shale gas exploration project in the northwest of England.

Lancashire County Council will hear two planning applications during the week beginning 22 June, which, if granted, will provide UK-based Cuadrilla with...

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