Fracking Protests Outside Quadrillas Frack Site In Lancashire
Anti-fracking activists and protesters outside the gates of Quadrilla's fracking site June 31st, New Preston Road, Lancashire, United Kingdom. As a truck with equipment arrives police move in to clear the road. The struggle against fracking in Lancashire has been going on for years. The fracking company Quadrilla is finally ready to bring in a drill tower to start drilling and anti-frackinhg activists are waiting in front of the gates to block the equipment getting in. Fracking is a destructive and potential dangerous and highly contentious method of extracting gas and this site will be the first of many in the United Kingdom reaching miles out under ground.