Legal challenge will allege Lancashire county council failed to take into account cumulative effects of seismic monitoring array

Campaigners in one of the UK’s key fracking battlegrounds have been given the green light to bring a judicial review of Lancashire county council’s decision to allow seismic monitoring equipment at proposed drilling sites.

The action relates to the siting of a monitoring array – designed to monitor seismic activity and water quality – which had been proposed as part of an exploration for shale gas by Cuadrilla at a site between Preston and Blackpool.

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Source: Guardian Environment