United Kingdom: Energy company scales back drilling over protest fears

Agence France-Presse: Energy firm Cuadrilla on Friday announced it was cutting back its activities at a site in south England as over 1,000 protesters prepare for a six-day "action camp". The company, which specialises in hydraulic fracturing for shale gas, the controversial technique known as "fracking", will scale back its exploratory drilling operation at Balcombe in West Sussex due to concerns over the protest by "No Dash For Gas" campaigners. "After taking advice from Sussex Police, Cuadrilla is scaling back......

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