Saturday, December 7, 2013

Anti-Shale Revolution: Clashes between police and fracking protesters in Romania

Romanian protesters tear down the fence of the
exploring perimeter of US energy giant Chevron
in Pungesti, Romania on December 7, 2013.
(AFP Photo / Daniel Mihailescu)
Anti-Shale Revolution: Clashes between police and fracking protesters in Romania
Dec 7, 2013 | RT

An anti-fracking protest in north-east Romania has turned violent. Clashes have broken out between police and locals - who are trying to stop the US, oil giant Chevron from drilling for shale gas in the area. RT's Lucy Kafanov is at the site of unrest.

Earlier, Kevin Owen spoke to social and environmental safety campaigner George Barda - who believes big business and government are closer than ever when it comes to shale.


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