Fracking: Government promises 'faster and fairer' planning decisions

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Fracking: Government promises 'faster and fairer' planning decisions

Written Statement sets out plans to accelerate fracking development, as critics accuse ministers of undermining green rhetoric

The government has today sought to revive the UK's ailing fracking industry, unveiling a series of measures that it said would support its goal of delivering a "faster and fairer" planning system for both...

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