Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Silence is golden

Lord Howell inadvertently put fracking back in the spotlight recently, and now it's hit the headlines across the Atlantic too, with the news that two children aged seven and ten have been gagged from speaking about the process for life as part of their family's settlement with a oil and gas company. It speaks volumes about the fracking industry that one of its leading players is willing to go to such extraordinary lengths to quash dissent and criticism.

(Thanks to Raoul for the link.)

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