Fracking could be licensed on more than 60% of British land

The Future of Fracking

An assessment finds major fracking effort would create jobs and income for local communities, but require thousands of fracking wells to be drilled and dozens of daily tanker journeys.

Two-thirds of the UK’s land will be available for fracking companies to license, a government map published on Tuesday shows, with new areas opened up in the Midlands, Cumbria and Wales. Read More…