The pros and cons of shale gas excavation

May 20, 2016, 06:59 AM

North Yorkshire County Council is starting its planning committee process to decide whether fracking will be allowed in the area. So what are the latest pros and cons of shale gas excavation that have left local councils in tricky situations? Matt Cox has been hearing from Edgar Van der Meer, Senior Analyst at the independent energy market research company NRG Expert, to find out.