UK protesters welcome fracking freeze

Decision temporarily to suspend exploratory drilling for shale gas in southern England prompts celebration.

    Protesters are celebrating after a decision to temporarily suspend exploratory drilling for shale gas in a town in southern England.

    The drilling process of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, has polarised debate in Britain.

    Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnell reports from Sussex.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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