A man walks next to his cattle herd on a road in Pungesti village, where U.S. energy major Chevron plans to search for shale gas, 340 km (211 miles) northeast of Bucharest October 19, 2013. The small ... more 
A man walks next to his cattle herd on a road in Pungesti village, where U.S. energy major Chevron plans to search for shale gas, 340 km (211 miles) northeast of Bucharest October 19, 2013. The small hilly town of Pungesti in eastern Romania could be sitting on vast reserves of shale gas and Chevron wants to find it. But the people of Pungesti want nothing to do with it. Though most of them live off subsistence farming, social aid and cash from relatives working abroad, they would rather stay poor than run what they say is the risk of ruining their environment. Picture taken October 19. To match story ROMANIA-CHEVRON/ REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel (ROMANIA - Tags: ENERGY CIVIL UNREST ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) less 
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