An overview of fracking in the EU

An overview of fracking in the EU

The European Union lacks a common policy on fracking. Some countries are convinced supporters while others have banned it for safety and environmental reasons. This disagreement between the member states prevented the passing of a Directive regulating shale gas...

64% of EU citizens against development of Shale Gas

   Irish Voice heard in Brussels meeting The results of an EU on-line questionnaire on fracking were presented at a meeting on 7th June in Brussels, attended by Irish representatives of the campaign against fracking.  Almost 23,000 people responded to the...

New european Study by AEA

Support to the identification of potential risks for the environment and human health arising from hydrocarbons operations involving hydraulic fracturing in Europe. EA group, a global sustainability consultancy, were contracted by EU Commission to carry out a study on...

Environmental Aspects on Unconventional Fossil Fuels

EU- PARLIAMENT, The European Commission has recently added the following page to its site: Environmental Aspects on Unconventional Fossil Fuels This gives an on-going account of all actions taken by the European Commission on the subject of Fracking and relevant...