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U.K. Approves Fracking for First Time Since 2011 Earthquakes

  • Gas company Third Energy granted permission to frack one well
  • Last fracked well in U.K. was in 2011; 1-year ban followed

Third Energy U.K. Gas Ltd. was given the go-ahead to frack an existing U.K. natural gas well, overcoming last-minute protests and reviving a practice not used in Britain for five years.

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