UK government blocks Cuadrilla from expanding fracking activity
Published: Tuesday, 26 February 2019
The nascent fracking industry in the United Kingdom is facing stringent controls on road traffic and seismic activity, stalling a potential increase in demand for sand.
UK fracking firm Cuadrilla has been blocked from expanding
its operations to a second site, a week after it revealed the
extent to which current legislation is hampering its existing
On Tuesday February 12, James Brokenshire, the UK
communities secretary, said that he would turn down
Cuadrilla’s application to...