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Survey suggests support for fracking in UK falls below 50%

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27480950...

From BBC Online

The number of people in favour of fracking for shale gas in the UK has fallen below 50%, a new poll suggests.

Just 49.8% were in favour of shale gas extraction when researchers from the University of Nottingham asked 3,657 people earlier this month.

This is the lowest number in support of fracking since the university started its poll on the issue in 2012.

The latest results found 31.4% were against fracking, while 18.4% were undecided.

"The May 2014 survey confirms that the turn against fracking for shale gas in the UK has deepened," says the report.

And it cites the anti-fracking protests which took place in the village of Balcombe in West Sussex in 2013 as a tipping point when the tide of public opinion towards shale gas extraction began to shift.

Since those protests the number of people against fracking has been steadily rising, it says.

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