On June 29, the United Kingdom’s Royal Society released, Shale Gas Extraction in the UK: A Review of Hydraulic Fracturing, claiming the health, safety, and environmental risks associated with hydraulic fracturing are manageable, provided there exists strong regulation and monitoring of well casing and cementing. In related news, the United Kingdom’s Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) will make a final decision on the future of hydraulic fracturing operations for shale gas once it has considered feedback on a report into the risks of earthquakes posed by fracking.
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Fracking in the UK
- Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
- David Leiter, Sarah Litke and Daniel Phillips
- United Kingdom
- July 1 2012
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