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.
Angela Smith generally voted against greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas
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On 16 Dec 2015:
Angela Smith voted against 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.
On 11 Feb 2015:
Angela Smith voted against requiring a more extensive set of conditions be met prior to consent for hydraulic fracturing being given.
On 26 Jan 2015:
Angela Smith was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 1 — Environmental Permits for Hydraulic Fracturing Activities
On 26 Jan 2015:
Angela Smith was absent for a vote on Infrastructure Bill — New Clause 9 — Moratorium on Onshore Unconventional Petroleum — Review Impacts of Exploitation
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