Fracking has attracted plenty of complaints from locals
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Finding out about Fracking

19 March 2013 Last updated at 14:44 GMT

The shale gas mining company Cuadrilla has delayed its plans to carry out fracking in Lancashire until 2014.

School Reporters Michael and Anna from St Aidan's Church of England School near the Fylde coast have been finding out more about the process of drilling down before a high-pressure water mixture is directed at the shale rock to release the gas inside, and also what it means for their local area.