The environmental threat of fracking is real and Ayrshire would be a target for it.
Here's a helpful infographic designed by anti-fracking campaign group Frack Off that highlights the potential impact of fracking.
There is currently a moratorium on fracking in Scotland but a moratorium is a temporary stoppage, it is not an outright ban.
Joe has publicly opposed fracking and is proud that Scottish Labour have pledged an outright ban on fracking.
Here's more on Scottish Labour's pledge to ban fracking > http://www.scottishlabour.org.uk/blog/entry/nicola-sturgeon-plans-to-give-the-green-light-to-fracking-if-she-is-re-elec