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A Human Rights Assessment of Hydraulic Fracturing in the UK (Grear, Grant, Kerns , Morrow and Short)

Author(s)

Anna Grear, Evadne Grant, Dr Tom Kerns, Professor Karen Morrow and Dr Damien Short

Keywords

human rights, fracking, environment, United Kingdom, report, unconventional gas development, oil and gas extraction

Abstract

This Report argues that the UK Government has a clear and urgent duty to fully investigate the human rights implications of fracking before authorising any exploratory or extractive fracking operations in the UK. It strongly recommends a moratorium on the conduct of fracking operations until such a time as a full, industry-independent, publicly funded Human Rights Impact Assessment has been properly undertaken and placed in the public domain.

Citation

GNHRE Report: A Human Rights Assessment of Hydraulic Fracturing in the UK, 2014.

Report

A Human Rights Assessment of Hydraulic Fracturing in the UK

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