Yet another excuse for the UK to whinge about Brussels as the EU proposes new environmental and public health safeguards in the event of widespread fracking. Read the report here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10518120/New-EU-fracking-law-plan-threatens-Britains-shale-gas-boom.html?fb
David Cameron has declared fracking 'safe' and with 'minimal environmental impact'. Now he would know wouldn't he? The chairman of his so called Energy and Climate Change Committee ( or something on those lines ) Lord Deben is categorical in this respect. This from the former John Gummer who forced his daughter to eat a hamburger to prove that it was 'safe' at the height of the BSE scare.