Communities in Notts are split over fracking
There does not appear to be a week go by without a news item about shale gas extraction – or fracking as it is better known.
Over the past two weeks, your Chad has carried articles on the pros and cons of fracking, especially as two energy companies have licences to extract shale gas in Nottinghamshire.
These articles have been based on a trip to America.
Chemical giant INEOS invited a group of UK journalists, including me, to see how shale gas has transformed parts of south-west Pennsylvania.
I have referred to the trip as a charm offensive – and that is what it was.
We stayed in an area... read more
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