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The MP is asking the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to intervene after fracking was halted following the latest earthquake, which recorded 2.9 on the Richter Scale.
I can't see how anyone would think that fracking is a good idea.
Environmental campaigners have renewed calls for fracking to be banned following what Cuadrilla called a "micro seismic event" at their site near Blackpool, which registered at 1.55 on the Richter scale.
The small quake forced fracking to stop, and the firm monitored the site before it could restart operations.
[USPRwire, Tue Aug 06 2019] Oil and gas sector's rebound from its down turn, owing to geopolitical tensions, has resulted in an increase in oil prices from US$ 30 per barrel in 2016 to US$ 70 in 2018 which is expected to aid the Fracking Fluid Market Increasing oil exploration activities with reduced drilling costs continue to influence the demand for fracking fluids.
[ClickPress, Mon Aug 05 2019] Oil and gas sector's rebound from its down turn, owing to geopolitical tensions, has resulted in an increase in oil prices from US$ 30 per barrel in 2016 to US$ 70 in 2018 which is expected to aid the Fracking Fluid Market Increasing oil exploration activities with reduced drilling costs continue to influence the demand for fracking fluids.
The government is already on track to miss key legally-binding targets set out in their carbon budgets, but these figures illustrate just how damaging Tory fracking would be.
"Fracking poses risks to the Delaware River Basin that New Jersey cannot accept," Murphy said in a statement accompanying the letter.
The report, presented by Mark Edwardson, claimed the Cheshire figure was made up of [pounds sterling]36m direct investments in fracking and [pounds sterling]10m in indirect investments.
Fracking, also known as hydraulic fracturing, has been the focus of considerable controversy in recent weeks, after a number of earthquakes around the UK's only active site, near Blackpool.
Since then the leaders have issued a statement saying this was not the case and that fracking was not in fact discussed as part of that action plan.
Fracking has been halted at Cuadrilla's gas exploration site in Lancashire after tremors were detected underground.
CARDIFF council says it will consider pulling the PS45m its pension scheme has invested in fracking companies.
THE North East is playing a leading role in an PS8million research project into the impacts of fracking in the UK.