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cleans the hedge rows of england's this is the new frontier for british energy nnnnn tyrant leaders shale gas , bones of these fields and lots of it the catch is you can and get it by fracking i'm real rivera reporting for reuters in rural lancashire which is a local councillors will decided they'll give the green light to the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing or fracking at one location in this field behind me is forbidden in france practically bands in germany and england it's been on hold for the past four years , nnnnn no prizes for guessing what these people think of fracking , and he did protest of just dozens today hundred surrounded the county council on tuesday , and that's the main point of contention many worry the chemicals used in fracking injected deep underground to release trapped supplies of gas could also jumps into water supplies , but so far the evidence for that he's been my studies including by england's and health study suggests the risks are minimal provided that strict regulation , and the returns the industry suggests could be huge , scenes like these america's shale oil boom shifting the u. s. away from energy imports and giving its economy a much needed boost , david cameron agrees but the big task of balancing risks and rewards today is out of the hands of westminster , in a very english way that decision the