#UK ” #Fracking `Forgive Them Their `Trespasses’ as they `Know Not What They Do`as the `Government Plans to Over-Haul’ the Law”

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#AceNewsServices says `UK Fracking’ could be allowed under people’s homes without their consent

Published time: January 27, 2014 16:51 GMT
 
A sign stands outside a protest camp at the entrance to the IGas Energy exploratory gas drilling site at Barton Moss near Manchester in northern England January 13, 2014.(Reuters / Phil Noble)A sign stands outside a protest camp at the entrance to the IGas Energy exploratory gas drilling site at Barton Moss near Manchester innorthern England January 13, 2014.(Reuters / Phil Noble)
 Government sources have admitted that they are considering overhauling UK trespass laws to make it easier to extract shale gas. Under the plans being considered by the government, fracking could take place under homes without owners’ permission.

The government sources say they are mulling over these amendments to the law to make it easier for companies to explore and extract shale gas, amid worries that landowners and other parties could hold up energy companies in costly and lengthy court proceedings, the Telegraph reports.

The plans are expected to be published in the coming…

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