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UK medical professionals call for fracking ban

UK medical professionals call for fracking ban

Twenty prominent UK doctors and medical academics call for fracking to be banned, as it poses an “inherent risk” to public and environmental health.

In a letter sent for publication to the British Medical Journal, doctors and academics from University College London, Manchester, Southampton and Lancaster outlined their reasoning for the rest of the UK to follow the example of Scotland and introduce a blanket fracking moratorium.

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