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The Scottish Government has announced a ‘moratorium’ on fracking to allow it to carry out ‘further research and a public consultation’. It plans to:
 
‘Undertake a full public consultation on unconventional oil and gas extraction
 
Commission a full public health impact assessment
 
Conduct further work into strengthen[ing] planning guidance
 
Look at further tightening of environmental regulation’
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Scottish and UK governments publish energy reports

This week, both the Scottish Government and the UK Government have produced their analyses of energy prospects of an independent Scotland.

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