Revisiting the Resistance on England’s Fracking Frontline

Source: Desmog UK


There are fewer ribbons tied to the hedgerow, and most of the funny signs are gone. In their place stand weary protesters, greater in number than before, parallel to a bulked up security detail.

We can’t really call this a protest anymore,” says Nick Sheldrick. We’re talking while once again perched opposite the Lancashire site shale gas company Cuadrilla are trying to frack.

No, it’s peaceful direct action,” adds Louise Robinson, who has been at Nick’s side almost daily for three months.