“Dear Aunty, is it true that fracking related pollution has occurred in the UK?” Yes.

Aunty Frackers blog

Yes, I’m afraid it’s true. Fracking related pollution does seem to have occurred in the UK, and it appears that it is not limited to a single location.

There is evidence of fracking related pollution in every town or village where exploratory drilling has taken place, including around sites on the Fylde coast in Lancashire, Hull, North Yorkshire, Salford, Balcombe, Wrexham, Ellesmere Port and more.

And the pollution is highly mobile, meaning it can spread easily.

But this pollution, dears, isn’t affecting the air we breathe, the water we drink or the soil we grow our crops in. It is much, much worse.

It’s the pollution of the communities themselves. Or, more to the point, it’s the pollution of how otherwise right-thinking and rational people in those communities view the world.

Let me give you an example of what I mean, poppets. Earlier this year, when Cuadrilla Resources announced plans…

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