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Earth tremors detected in Blackpool due to fracking in Lancashire

Four earth tremors were detected by seismographs in the Blackpool area after fracking had re started 22-miles away in Little Plumpton Lancashire.

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Although only small all three tremors will be seen as significant to protesters who are doing everything they can to put some common sense into proceedings.

Fracking is thought to be safe by industry experts and the plant at Little Plumpton is the most monitored there has ever been, however protesters believe that safety measures have not been put in place just in case of an accident.

These tremors which measured 0.8, 0.3×2 and 0.2 show fracking caused the earthquakes and safety has to be a priority and work should be halted.

To understand what fracking is please click here >>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydraulic_fracturing

You can view and keep up to date with anymore earth tremors or earthquakes in the UK by clicking this http://www.earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk/earthquakes/recent_uk_events.html

 

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