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Disappointment as oil firms return to Balcombe

January 10, 2018 5:14 PM

West Sussex County Council have granted temporary permission for further oil exploration in Balcombe. As Lib Dem Environment spokesperson Tim Farron said "It's disappointing to see this decision made in the face of huge opposition from the local community". We want to see greater emphasis put on tackling climate change through the increased use of renewable energy; something that Balcombe residents are already working towards.