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Oppose Fracking Now !

 

 

 The widespread use of this carbon based gas will derail the UK's commitment to reduce carbon emissions, Furthermore there is evidence that our water supplies could be polluted and the very act of fracking (fracturing the rocks using high pressure water) can cause earth tremors. The Government plans to give many licences in this area, but each drilling site will need its own planning permission from Surrey or Hants. We will need to be ready to oppose these local applications