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British Government Opens Door To Lancashire Fracking

The British government has overturned the decision of a local council, opening the door for fracking companies to operate in Lancashire. On Thursday, Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid said he was in favor of the shale company Cuadrilla’s appeal against a council decision that would have prevented it from operating in Lancashire, northern England. The company went to the government after the local council rejected its two applications last year, citing visual impact and noise.
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