Slowly it begins to dawn on UK planning officials that the claims previously made regarding logistics ( truck movements arising from earth removal, water movement and personnel and plant movement ) have been vastly understated by fracking companies. We have stated this repeatedly here and elsewhere. One frack site requires up to 500 truck movements for earth removal alone.
Read the report here: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/17/celtique-energie-fracking-noise-lorries-hgvs
If only everyone had not been so taken with stories of flaming tap water and mini-quakes and actually dug into the facts. Pretty well too late by now of course. Ed.