Prof. David Smythe, University of Glasgow
“Fracking should be banned … in the UK”
David K. Smythe is Emeritus Professor of Geophysics at the University of Glasgow.
- The UK is heavily faulted, is fundamentally different from the US, and these faults provide a potential fast-track pathway into drinking water aquifers
- This has been recognised in France and Germany, but not in the UK where regulations are ill-equipped