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Anti-fracking protesters begin new phase of protest

03 September 2013
Anti-fracking protesters in Balcombe, Sussex, began a month of rolling direct action on Monday of this week.

Balcombe anti-fracking protest camp grows

27 August 2013
Hundreds of people continue to protest against Cuadrilla Resources’ drilling operation in Balcombe, West Sussex.

Shale gas firm forced to halt drilling as activists camp out

20 August 2013
 More than 1,000 people marched through the West Sussex village of Balcombe on Saturday of last week, against plans to frack for shale gas.

Fracking - it's deep and it's dangerous

06 August 2013
Fracking aims to extract gas and oil locked in shale rocks by blasting them with a mixture of water, sand and chemicals and fracturing the rocks.

What's behind the fracking frenzy?

06 August 2013
The Tories are throwing money at some of Britain’s biggest firms to fund dangerous fracking projects. But their hopes of a “shale gas revolution” won’t benefit workers—and will create a disaster for the environment, writes Dave Sewell

Fracking - is the gas price bubble about to burst?

06 August 2013
Sections of Britain’s ruling class are desperate to find a magic solution that can end the crisis. Some hope copying the US fracking boom could be it.

Fracking firms will pay even less tax

30 July 2013
Fracking firms will pay just 30 percent tax on future shale production. 

Villagers come out in force against Tory fracking plans

30 July 2013
Locals gathered to stand up to shale gas giant Cuadrilla, reports Dave Sewell

Campaigners camp against fracking

14 May 2013
Over 100 people joined the second Camp Frack in Lancashire last weekend. 

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