First of all, it is clear that a majority of the British public do not want fracking. Second, it is they who are going to pay for it ( in more ways than merely financial ).
Perspective here on the current situation...........................
And why is everyone so calm about 'our' National Parks? The so called protection currently within the remit of one Eric Pickles is probably worthless. No doubt our Eric will deny a couple more token applications and then the floodgates will be open. Ever been to the heart of the Peak District national Park which is laced with massive limestone quarries for instance? Ed.