Protestors rally against government fracking decision
Anti-fracking protestors have demonstrated against a government decision to approve drilling in Lancashire, even after it was rejected by the county council. Protestors say local voices are being ignored. The gas company Cuadrilla plans to drill from the spring.
EPA halted 'fracking' case after gas company protested
EPA's Water Contamination Investigation Halted In Texas After Range Resources Protest .... At first, the Environmental Protection Agency believed the situation was so serious that it issued a rare emergency order in late 2010 that said at least two homeowners were in immediate danger from a well saturated with flammable methane. More than a year later, the agency rescinded its mandate and refused to explain why.