Monday, 28 October 2013

Fracking protests 'could come to East Yorkshire'

Green Party campaigners say direct action protests over fracking could be staged here if oil companies move in.
Shan Oakes, Hull and East Yorkshire Green Party spokeswoman, said this week's arrest of Green MP Caroline Lucas in Sussex could be the shape of things to come.
She said: "Caroline Lucas was standing up for what she and the Green Party are about. Fracking is a serious issue yet a lot of people don't understand what it is.
"Fracking uses millions of gallons of water, produces highly toxic waste, can contaminate water tables and tap water, poison livestock, and cause neurological problems all in the search for what we are told is cheap energy."

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