EU shale-gas debate hots up

Opposition grows against shale-gas extraction, but energy companies say that process is safe.

Depending on whom you talk to, last Friday’s report by the European Commission on regulation of hydraulic fracturing for shale-gas extraction was either a vindication of the oil industry’s position or an urgent warning that oil prospectors are about to poison Europe’s water. 

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