Margaret Ferrier – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Energy and Climate Change

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Margaret Ferrier on 2015-10-13.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment her Department has made of the environmental effects of underground coal gasification.

Andrea Leadsom

In recognition of the need for a better understanding of the potential impacts of underground coal gasification, the Department has commissioned an assessment of the greenhouse gas emissions related to underground coal gasification, which we expect to publish in due course.