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Scotland bans fracking watch

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    Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse told MSPs that fracking "cannot and will not take place in Scotland", resulting in the Scottish government announcing an "effective ban" on fracking

    Mr Wheelhouse said MSPs will be given a vote on the issue later in the year before a final decision is taken, but with only the Conservatives now opposed to a ban, the vote is likely to be a formality.

    The move was welcomed by environmental groups but has been slammed by Ineos, operators of the huge Grangemouth petrochemical plant, which holds fracking exploration licences across 700 square miles of the country.

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    What do you make of this? Do you think fracking should be banned? Do you think it's a good way to extract gas?
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    Good. It's completely unnecessary and is counterproductive for our emissions obligations. The rest of the UK should follow suit.
 
 
 
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