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Fracking: Wales

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 7th November 2014.

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Photo of Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment he has made of the potential effects of hydraulic fracturing being adopted in the Welsh valleys on seismic activity in that area.

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Portsmouth, The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Expert advice is that hydraulic fracturing activities are not expected to lead to any increase in normally-occuring seismic activity in any area of the UK.

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