Scotland launches public consultation on fracking
Published: Wednesday, 01 February 2017
Following independent research published in late 2016, the Scottish government has opened a public consultation on fracking, a practice which is currently banned in the country.
The Scottish government has launched a public consultation
on the extraction of unconventional oil and gas in the
Scotland placed a moratorium on hydraulic
fracturing (fracking) in January 2015, while the government
investigates the potential impacts of the practice.
Ahead of the public consultation – launched 31