County hall meeting hears objections to project by Third Energy to frack for shale gas near village of Kirby Misperton

Dozens of people living near a proposed fracking site in North Yorkshire have lined up to tell councillors they do not want to be the first community in the UK to allow the controversial gas extraction technique.

A decision will be taken on Monday on whether to allow the UK firm Third Energy to frack for shale gas at its existing drilling site near the village of Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering.

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Source: Guardian Environment