I’M pleased to see that the Labour election manifesto pledges not to frack for gas (The Yorkshire Post, May 16).
In a matter of weeks, Sherwood Forest, Britain’s most famous woodland, could be at risk. A huge energy company called Ineos wants to explore underneath it to frack for gas.
If this goes ahead, Sherwood Forest could be filled with spluttering lorries, heavy machinery and explosives by next month.
I’ve been a long time environmentalist and am asking the Forestry Commission – the Government agency in charge of our forests – not to give the green light and to protect the forest from the destruction that could be caused by fracking. I hope readers will feel the same.
From: Ann Dixon, Harrogate.
IF Labour are ruling out the possibility of fracking, how do they intend the UK to become self-sufficient when it comes to energy?
We have a right to know.