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29 June 2012
Interview with Professor Robert Mair CBE FREng FRS
The UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir John Beddington FRS, asked the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering to review the scientific and engineering evidence and consider whether the risks associated with hydraulic fracturing (often termed ‘fracking’) as a means to extract shale gas could be managed effectively in the UK.
The key findings of this review were:
The study was led by a Working Group chaired by Professor Robert Mair CBE FREng FRS.
Final reportpublished June 2012
Project detailsannounced March 2012
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