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independent scientific report to DECC on fracking and earthquakes near Blackpool

Prof Peter Styles, Professorial Research Fellow, Keele University
Dr Brian Baptie, Head of Seismology, British Geological Survey
Dr Christopher Green, Director, G Frac Technologies Ltd

The Department of Energy and Climate Change commissioned an independent report into how hydraulic fracturing in Lancashire was linked to 2 minor earthquakes. Following on from a report by Cuadrilla, the company responsible, the scientists who authored the DECC report came to the SMC to present their conclusions and recommendations. A roundup of quotes from other leading experts was also sent out.

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