Trying to bribe public to accept fracking won't work, say campaigners

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Greenpeace accuses Theresa May of wanting to 'silence concerns with a wad of cash' as Labour and Green party join attack

Environmental campaigners have accused the government of trying to bribe the public to accept fracking, after Theresa May unveiled plans to give households cash payments worth thousands of pounds if shale...

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