Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) to Extract Shale Gas
Parliament has voted on whether hydraulic fracturing (fracking) should be permitted at all, where it should be permitted, and how such operations ought be regulated.
Oliver Heald voted a mixture of for and against greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas
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On 26 Jan 2015:
Oliver Heald voted against explicitly requiring an environmental permit for hydraulic fracturing activities.
On 26 Jan 2015:
Oliver Heald voted not to ban the exploitation of unconventional petroleum for at least 18 months and not to require a review of the impact of such exploitation on climate change, the environment, the economy, and health and safety be carried out and published.
On 11 Feb 2015:
Oliver Heald voted to require a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given.
On 16 Dec 2015:
Oliver Heald voted for greater restrictions on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas in National Parks, the Broads, areas of outstanding natural beauty, World Heritage sites, and near points where water is abstracted for domestic and food production purposes.
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