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Fracked off

“Alack”, said Natascha, “I’m packing,/ As backing for fracking is lacking;/ Just give us a break,/ And take the odd quake -/ The UK has got to get cracking!”/// "Alack", said Natascha, "I'm packing, As backing for fracking is lacking;Just … Continue reading

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What the Frack?

The government’s given its backing/ To shale gas extraction or fracking/ Said Sajid Javid/ Upholding the bid/ “It’s Lancashire’s time to get cracking!”/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-37567866 The government's given its backingTo shale gas extraction or frackingSaid Mr JavidUpholding the bid"Now Lancashire has … Continue reading

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Shale For Sale

The public acceptance of fracking/ Was found to be notably lacking/ So ministers planned/ To spend a few grand/ To buy local residents’ backing./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37000975 The public acceptance of frackingWas found to be notably lackingSo ministers plannedTo spend a few … Continue reading

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Fracking Off

Cuadrilla’s proposal for fracking/ Found backing in Lancashire lacking/ As people went wild/ In Blackpool and Fylde/ The councillors sent the firm packing. ///http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/29/fracking-application-cuadrilla-rejected-lancashire-county-council A plan by Cuadrilla for fracking Saw backing in Lancashire lacking As people went wild In Blackpool & Fylde The … Continue reading

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Fracking Bribery

A system of financial backing/ For councils agreeing to fracking/ Means we pay the bill/ To sweeten the pill/ Where local acceptance is lacking. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25705550 A system of financial backing For councils agreeing to fracking Means we pay the bill To sweeten the … Continue reading

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Lord Howell of Outrage

A high-up Conservative peer/ Dismissed the Northeast with a sneer:/ “Entirely lacking/ Requiring fracking”/ Lord Howell declared, from his rear. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23510479 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/362301906825121792

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Fracking Dangerous

The UK has given its backing/ To shale gas extraction or fracking/ Expect a big shock/ As we see Blackpool rock/ Resulting in Lancashire cracking. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20707574 The UK has given its backing/To shalegas extraction or fracking/Expect a big shock/As we … Continue reading

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Fracking About

The government’s given its backing/ To shale extraction or fracking/ A few minor quakes/ They say no great shakes/ As it’s only Lancashire cracking. // http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17726538

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