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Community Considerations

1. What are your views on the potential social, community and health impacts of an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?

What are your views on the potential social, community and health impacts of an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?
The possible impacts of this technology could be environmentally disastrous and should not be allowed at all.

2. What are your views on the community benefit schemes that could apply, were an unconventional oil and gas industry to be developed in Scotland?

What are your views on the community benefit schemes that could apply, were an unconventional oil and gas industry to be developed in Scotland?
These mega-rich companies would becoming richer at the expense of our environment, what are a few scraps from their table in comparison to keeping our natural environment safe and clean!?

Economic Considerations

3. What are your views on the potential impact of unconventional oil and gas industry on Scotland's economy and manufacturing sector?

What are your views on the potential impact of unconventional oil and gas industry on Scotland's economy and manufacturing sector?
Any benefit would be temporary but the risk too high. No amount of economic benefit could repair the damage that could be caused by Unconventional oil and gas.

4. What are your views on the potential role of unconventional oil and gas in Scotland's energy mix?

What are your views on the potential role of unconventional oil and gas in Scotland's energy mix?
This type of energy cannot be retrieved or used without risk of catastrophic environmental damage and therefore should not be considered.

Environmental Considerations

5. What are your views on the potential environmental impacts of an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?

What are your views on the potential environmental impacts of an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?
Any risk of damage to the environment is too much risk and the risk that comes with UOG are considerable.

6. What are your views on the potential climate change impacts of unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?

What are your views on the potential climate change impacts of unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?
They Increase carbon emissions at a time when we are trying to reduce them.

7. What are your views on the regulatory framework that would apply to an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?

hat are you views on the regulatory framework that would apply to an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?
It would never be able to prevent risk. It may not even be able to reduce risk.

Concluding Remarks

8. Overall, and in light of the available evidence, what do you think would be the main benefits, if any, of an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?

Overall, and in light of the available evidence, what do you think would be the main benefits, if any, of an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?
The risk to the environment outweighs any potential benefits.

9. Overall, and in light of the available evidence, what do you think would be the main risks or challenges, if any, of an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?

Overall, and in light of the available evidence, what do you think would be the main risks or challenges, if any, of an unconventional oil and gas industry in Scotland?
The risk would be poisoning and damaging the climate, Scottish people and the environment.

10. If you have any other comments on the issues discussed in this consultation, please provide them here.

If you have any other comments on the issues discussed in this consultation, please provide them here.
These types of old 'dirty' energy resources should never be used. They have been shown to poison and damage the land and water supply. Potential causing structural instability in the environment and adding more greenhouse gasses. We should be a world leader in clean energy and environment.

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