Scotland bans underground coal gasification

The Scottish government has banned turning coal into gas underground and set up an independent review. It has also published a timetable for a review of shale gas policy

by Gareth Simkins
The western Firth of Forth is licensed for underground coal gas exploitation (photograph: AlistairG CC BY-SA 2.0)
The western Firth of Forth is licensed for underground coal gas exploitation (photograph: AlistairG CC BY-SA 2.0)

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