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Fracking protests to continue

Anti-fracking protesters will maintain a presence outside an exploratory drilling site following two days of direct action against the energy company carrying out the work.

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Cuadrilla CEO: People having debate 'without the facts'

The chief executive of oil company Cuadrilla Resources told ITV News people are having the debate about fracking at a site in West Sussex "without the facts".

Speaking to ITV News' business editor Laura Kuenssberg about protests outside a Cuadrilla site in Balcombe, Francis Egan said, "We haven't put forward a proposal to fracture [frack] in Balcombe ... So there is a debate going on about fracturing in Balcombe without any actual fracturing going on".

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