Insurers already refusing to insure homes in areas designated for fracking

Posted: February 22, 2014 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

The coalition government has decided that more than half of Britain and two-thirds of England will be open to fracking despite compelling evidence the process may cause serious environmental, health and structural damage.

But now it seems insurers are starting to refuse to insure home owners against the affects of the damage – which can include flooding, earthquakes, land slips, sink holes and other serious problems.

Here’s the experience of one home owner who was recently refused coverage by two insurance companies from the possible affects of fracking:

Insurance shock for Wells home owners

The householder was refused coverage by the insurance companies despite no fracking licences yet being granted in the householders area. Simply the fact the area had been designated a suitable place for future exploration into shale gas extraction was enough.

So not only do we risk having our health, our…

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