Fracking for Shale Gas: Planning Policy and Practice

Jones, Peter and Hillier, David and Comfort, Daphne (2016) Fracking for Shale Gas: Planning Policy and Practice. Town and Country Planning. pp. 145-150. ISSN 0040-9960

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Abstract

Since the turn of the century the rapid exploitation of shale gas by hydraulic fracturing, popularly known as fracking, has transformed the energy landscape within the US. More recently potential large shale gas reserves have been identified within parts of the UK though there has been no commercial development of these reserves to date. The possibility of future development of shale gas by fracking may pose testing challenges for a number of local minerals planning authorities.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > Business School > Business and Human Resource Management
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business Research
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2016 11:07
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2016 20:53
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3972

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