Green Office News:Head of environment agency backs ‘fracking’

Chairman of the environment agency Lord Chris Smith has recently expressed his approval to expand the use of the controversial ‘fracking’ method in the UK. ‘Fracking’ is a way of extracting natural gas from shale rock and Lord Chris Smith claims that the environmental risks can be ‘overcome’. Critics argue that there are many risks to the ‘fracking’ process which has been linked to two earth tremors in Lancashire, UK.

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