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Fracking: Law, Environment and Opinion

By: Louise Smail, Mike Appleby
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Published: 22-04-2021
Format: Paperback
Edition: 1st
Extent: 352
ISBN: 9781526514264
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 248 x 156 mm
RRP : £90.00
 

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About Fracking: Law, Environment and Opinion

New title that discusses the law and control of fracking in the UK, the developments in technology regulation, regulator involvement, as well as a raft of fracking cases being brought before the courts.

Table Of Contents

Introduction
What is fracking and where does it occur
Where is fracking and the world
Government development of shale gas industry

Arguments for and agianst fracking
Economic
Environmental
Public opinion

Stage to start fracking
BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) Regulatory road map
Ownership and licensing (Petroleum Exploration and Development Licence (PEDL)
Landowners Consent
Environment Agency Assessment risk to water and management of waste
Planning Permission – LA and views rom Local Community
Special HSE inspectors scrutinise design
OGA (Oil and Gas Authority) checks
Hydraulic fracking consent from BEIS
Regulations
- Infrastructure Act 2015

Regulators
Environmental Regulators
Health and Safety Regulator
Joint Inspection by EA and HSE
Shale Environmental Regulator Group
Commissioner for Shale Gas
Engagement – Community Charter UK Offshore Oil and Gas

Safety and the Environment
Royal Society review
Public Health England
Green blouse gas emissions report
BEIS factsheet and monitoring site
Damage to Property
Home Insurance (House prices)
Fracking and climate change
Local environmental impacts

Appendix
Summary of Cases

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