Fracking commissioner quits after just six months

The UK's shale gas commissioner has resigned after only six months, saying fracking is being effectively banned in the UK because of rules intended to prevent mini earthquakes.

by Conor McGlone
A cautious approach to tremors had created a de facto ban on fracking, says Engel. Photograph: Cuadrilla
A cautious approach to tremors had created a de facto ban on fracking, says Engel. Photograph: Cuadrilla

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