Swans halt Lancashire fracking plan

Cuadrilla has dropped plans to drill for shale gas at one of its sites due to biodiversity constraints suggesting such concerns could have an unexpected impact on projects

Concerns that Cuadrilla's operations would affect whooper swans led to the firm dropping plans at one of its sites. Credit: RSPBCuadrilla has dropped plans to drill and frack for shale gas at a site in Westby, Lancashire, due to a wintering bird population.

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