Setbacks for shale industry

Lancashire county council has refused two applications from Cuadrilla to frack for shale gas, citing noise and impact on the landscape

Anti-fracking rally in Lancashire (photograph: Friends of the Earth)Attempts to develop a domestic shale gas industry have been set back following the rejection of two of the first applications.

In July, Lancashire county council refused planning permission for Cuadrilla to hydraulically fracture for shale gas at two sites in the area.

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