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FRACKING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1635: tabled on 13 September 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that Sussex's picturesque countryside faces a persistent threat of environmental degradation and air pollution as a result of fracking for shale gas; calls on the Government to immediately cease the issuing of permits for the development and expansion of shale gas fracking; agrees that new thinking is needed if the UK is to satisfy its energy demands; and believes that this can only be achieved through further investment in renewable alternatives.