Thailand: Anti-fracking protesters rally at U.S. Embassy

(From The Nation)

Around 20 members of the “Stop Fracking Thailand Network” rallied outside the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok yesterday to protest against chemical fracking in this country.

Two network representatives, Rangsit University professor Dr Smith Tungkasmit and Pipat Samanchuen, were allowed to enter the premises to hand a letter to Eric Frater, first secretary of the economic section of the embassy.

The letter demanded that US authorities encourage an investigation into companies Apico (Khorat), Apico LLC, Hess Corporation, Chevron and CEC and stop them using the chemical hydraulic fracturing system. Read more

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