Source: Desmog UK
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By Sara Stefanini for Climate Home News
Three anti-fracking campaigners were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for blocking shale gas drilling operations in northwest England.
Two protesters, Simon Blevins, 26, and Richard Roberts, 36, were sentenced to 16 months in prison. Richard Loizou, 31, was sentenced to 15 months, Lancashire radio station 2BR reported. A fourth protester, Julian Brock, 47, received an 18-month suspended sentence and ordered to 20 days of rehabilitation activity.