This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Petition To facilitate and accelerate the onshore fracking for shale gas

I believe the government should facilitate and accelerate the on shore fracking for gas in this country. The benefits to the country will be security of cheap energy, the creation of jobs and cheaper fuel to keep the young and old warm in winter.

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The government issue the Pedl licenses for onshore fraccing but the companies who pay for these licenses get turned down by the local authorities when it comes to the planning stage. A survey by Greenpeace has found that the majority of people in this country were in favour of fracking

This petition is closed This petition ran for 6 months

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