Anti-fracking protesters defiant following eviction from UK site

By Kasia Patel
Published: Monday, 18 January 2016

The UK government recently increased the total number of fracking licences granted in the UK by 50%, with IGas included as one of the recipients. The local community and anti-fracking activists in Upton have, however, been less accommodating.

Hundreds of people took place in a demonstration on Saturday, protesting against hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in Upton, near Chester, UK, following the eviction of activists from the IGas Energy Plc drilling site in the area. ...

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