Anti-fracking protesters in Balcombe, West Sussex, last month. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA
Prime minister says the UK needs to share in the energy benefits and need not worry about environmental concerns
theguardian.com - August 12, 2013
David Cameron has insisted the UK should accept fracking, claiming the controversial method of extracting gas will attract "real public support" when the benefits are explained.
The prime minister said the process would not damage the countryside and cause only "very minor change to the landscape".
Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Cameron said: "I want all parts of our nation to share in the benefits: north or south, Conservative or Labour.
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