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County council grants permission for fracking in North Yorkshire


North Yorkshire County Councillors have approved plans for fracking at Kirby Misperton

By David Mackie

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    After a two-day meeting, councillors have given permission for fracking in North Yorkshire.
  • The county council's planning committee voted 7 - 4 in favour of the application.
  • Protesters gathered outside throughout and dozens of people spoke during the deliberations.