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Britain Reopens Way For Fracking

AP | By MATTHEW KNIGHT | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green

LONDON (AP) — Energy firms will be able to bid for licenses Monday to explore for shale gas in Britain, three years after the controversial fracking...

PHOTOS: Fracking Protesters Block Drill Site With Wind Turbine

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 12.16.2013 | Green

British fracking opponents staged a dramatic protest on Monday when they blocked the entrance to a drilling test site near Manchester. 50 protester...

British Fracking Plans On Hold After Protests

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Oil exploration at a site in rural England that sparked anti-fracking protests two wee...

Hundreds Protest Fracking In England

Reuters | Posted 10.18.2013 | Green

By Sarah Young BALCOMBE, England, Aug 18 (Reuters) - British opposition to shale gas extraction flared up in the tiny village of Balco...

Energy Company Pauses Fracking After Protests

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

LONDON (AP) — Energy company Cuadrilla Resources Ltd. said Friday it has temporarily suspended drilling at an exploration site in southern England a...

Fracking Halted In U.K. Over Earthquake Fears

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.01.2011 | Green

LONDON -- A mining company has halted drilling for shale gas in England after scientists said two small earthquakes might be linked to the controversi...