A freedom of information request to read Defra’s internal report on the impacts of fracking has let us find out what the government really thinks.
Problem is, the short (13-page) report contained 63 sections that were blanked out.
Only three paragraphs of the Conclusions survived. Even the name of the author was removed.
Most bizarrely, officials claimed that there was a “strong public interest” in withholding the information … from the public!
Source: Daily Mail