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HanzeMag Asks: Will Gas Extraction end?

Since the gas field was discovered in the region of Groningen in the 50’s, a lot of earthquakes have hit the province. The debate about stopping the gas extraction is now being held. Although the gas company NAM (Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V.) has promised to compensate the damage resulting from the earthquakes with 100 € million, a research says that if the extraction goes on, in the next years the strength of the quake will rise up to 5 on the Richter scale. What do Groningen people think about this? Should the gas company and the Government stop the extraction?