Fracking industry battles for UK’s hearts and minds

By Myles McCormick
Published: Thursday, 22 October 2015

Community support essential to UK fracking according to attendees at the 2015 European Shale Gas and Oil Summit, however new studies show public support for shale gas hits lowest point, while environmentalists will never be won over.

Public perception and winning the support of local communities were the key themes at the 2015 European Shale Gas and Oil Summit in Manchester, UK in October.

The latest findings of a public opinion study by Nottingham University put support for shale gas extraction at its lowest level to date...

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