Dr Iain Black: 'Beyond any doubt' - why fracking won’t happen in Scotland
Smaug founding member Dr Iain Black examines the detail in recent studies commissioned by the Scottish Government
"We will not allow fracking or underground coal gasification in Scotland unless it can be proved beyond any doubt that it will not harm our environment, communities or public health."
THOSE are the words used in the SNP’s 2016 election manifesto regarding the exploitation of Scotland’s unconventional oil and gas (UOG) reserves. Nicola Sturgeon has also said she is "highly sceptical" about fracking.