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12-08-2013

The Daily Telegraph – The town where ‘fracking’ is already happening

By Llouise Gray, Environment Correspondent, 10 Aug 2013

Wytch Farm in Dorset is in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. But you would be forgiven for not knowing the largest oilfield in western Europe is even there.

Nestled in a pine forest near a nature reserve and on islands off Poole Harbour, the oilfield owned by French company Perenco has been quietly producing thousands of barrels a day since the late 1970s.

At one point the oil…

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