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Activists Get Ready for Fracking Fight

Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 13:13
Anti-fracking campaigners prepare for a legal wrangle with the government

Anti-fracking campaigners are preparing for a legal wrangle with the government, as time ticks on towards the scheduled announcement of the Karoo fracking report, expected in August 2012.

The Treasure Karoo Action Group (TKAG) has set up a legal team to re-focus its legal strategy in preparation for an all-out confrontation to prevent fracking in the Karoo.

The lobby group's chairperson, Jonathan Deal, says that Cabinet is expected to make a decision in August on whether to lift the existing moratorium and allow exploratory drilling.

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Source: 
News24