House of Lords committee calls for fracking to be 'national priority'

House of Lords committee calls for fracking to be 'national priority'
 

Cuadrilla shale fracking facility in Preston, Lancashire. The industry welcomed the findings, but critics accused the Lords of 'cherry-picking evidence'. Photograph Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images A House of Lords committee has urged changes in the law to fast-track fracking and ensure property owners cannot delay drilling under their land.
The economic affairs committee (EAC) is also demanding ministers set up a special cabinet committee on the issue and make it a "national priority" to sell the benefits of shale gas to a sceptical British public.
The EAC writes in Thursday's report... read more

 
8 May 2014 in Business, Views: 26
Source: Guardian
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