Fracking protesters march in British rural idyll




 
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Fracking protesters march in British rural idyll
 
August 18th, 2013  
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Fracking protesters march in British rural idyll
By Sarah Young BALCOMBE (Reuters) - British opposition to shale gas extraction flared up in the tiny village of Balcombe on Sunday as hundreds marched on an oil exploration site in protest at the drilling process known as 'fracking'. Banner-waving men, women and children traveled in by buses and bikes to join locals in a mile-long trek, surrounded by police, towards a drilling operation run by Cuadrilla Resources in the picturesque English county of West Sussex. Britain's government needs to win over a skeptical public if it is to stimulate a U.S. ...

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