British Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, center, takes part in an environmental protest against the practice of fracking being used in Britain, to coincide with a Shale Gas Forum being held today ... more 
British Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, center, takes part in an environmental protest against the practice of fracking being used in Britain, to coincide with a Shale Gas Forum being held today in London, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Oil and gas developers employ hydraulic fracturing or fracking to boost production. The technique pumps water, fine sand and chemicals into wells to fracture open oil and gas-bearing rock deposits. The process has been controversial amid concern that fracking gone wrong could taint groundwater with hydrocarbons or fracking fluids containing toxic substances. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Matt Dunham
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 12:18 PM EDT