‘A Cuadrilla report into the Lancashire earthquakes of summer 2011 show fracking fluid disrupted a previously unknown fault. This fault then caused the earthquakes. A similar inability to find faults under Balcombe would lead to a pollution of Sussex’s groundwater.
The report summarises that the cause of the earthquakes was frack fluid injection into this unidentified fault plane: “it can be concluded that direct injection into the fault induced the seismicity”. (p50).’
Cuadrilla boss mauled at West Sussex public meeting.
‘The gas drilling operation by firm Cuadrilla, which also has interests in Balcombe, near Haywards Heath, was halted after it triggered earthquakes near Blackpool’