A campaigner for Friends of the Earth in the North West, Helen Rimmer, has said that communities will "fight" the decision to allow fracking to resume.
She also said there is no guarantee that fracking will lower energy prices in the UK.
Despite environmental concerns the Government have given the green light for fracking to resume across the UK.
Fracking has cut fuel bills in half in some states in the US, so could the same thing happen here? I got my calculator out.
The process of gas extraction known as 'fracking' has revolutionised the energy market in the US. Could the same thing happen here?