27 Jul '11, 12pm

Government steams ahead with shale gas plans

The government has this week dismissed the immediate prospects for extracting shale gas from offshore geological formations, despite calls from MPs for it to explore its viability. The move is likely to offer some cheer for environmental groups concerned about the impact of shale gas projects in the UK, although the government did reiterate its backing for the country's fledgling onshore shale gas sector. FURTHER READING Woodland Trust urges businesses to back new Woodland Code Osborne's excuses are running out, it is time to give green growth a go MPs on the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee recently advised the government to pursue shale gas drilling , despite calls from a growing number of green groups and politicians for a moratorium on the controversial technology. Noting that the potential scale of the shale gas market in the UK would be significan...

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