Did you know that DRILLING licences have already been issued for possible 'fracking' in the region are revealed today.
Gas companies have been awarded a dozen licences for shale gas in the North-East and North Yorkshire, mainly in constituencies held by Coalition MPs.
Locations licenced for potential fracking include:
•In the centre of the North York Moors National Park - south of Castleton.
•West of Scarborough - stretching across to Helmsley.
•West of Scalby
•Centred on Pickering, North Yorkshire.
•Northern edge of Malton, North Yorkshire
•Three licences north east of Malton.
•Two licences north west of Malton.
•Western edge of York - stretching north to Easingwold.
•Stretching east of Middlesbrough to the western edge of Redcar - covering South Bank, Grangetown and north of the River Tees.
If you live in and/or love the North York M oors and surrounding areas what do you think about them being fracked?
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