UK exploration company Cuadrilla has confirmed to local residents that a second £100,000 ($131,000) community benefit related to the drilling of a second exploration well for shale gas in Lancashire will be split between all households within 1.5 km of the site.
“Those households within 1 km of the centre of the Preston New Road site will each receive £2,070 and those within 1.0-1.5 km will receive approximately £150,” the company said in a release.
“We are now pleased to make this second payment direct to local...
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