Friends of the Earth's Helen Rimmer
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Fracking decision 'a risky dash for gas' - Friends of the Earth

The government's decision to give the go-ahead for a firm to resume the controversial technique known as fracking to exploit gas, is a "risky dash for gas" according to Friends of the Earth.

Helen Rimmer told BBC News that many European nations had turned away from the technique and the UK should concentrate on renewable sources of energy.

  • 13 Dec 2012
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