Polish farmers blockaded Chevron frackers for 400 days and stopped drilling in their region

Inhabitat: In July, Chevron abandoned its plans to drill for gas in Zurawlow, Poland, after farmers and families from Zurawlow (and four nearby villages) blockaded a proposed shale drilling site with tractors and other pastoral machinery for 400 days. Now, that victory is inspiring other Poles to fight back against the fracked gas industry. According to a soon-to-be-outdated Polish Geological Institute study in March 2012, estimated recoverable shale gas beneath the country`s surface is estimated to be between......

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