Lancashire campaigners vow to fight on after ‘deplorable’ fracking decision
0 Have your say Residents and anti-fracking campaigners have vowed to fight on against shale gas extraction despite the Government’s strong backing of the new industry.
On the Fylde, opponents at Preston New Road and at Roseacre blasted Sajid Javed’s decision.
Pat Davies, chairman of the Preston New Road Action Group, said: “This is a sad day as it is clear to all that this Government neither listens nor can it be trusted to do the right thing for local communities.
“It is deplorable that an industry that has been rejected on every level has inflicted itself on Preston New Road.
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