Shale Gas Exploration: European Commission Closed Consultation on Unconventional Fossil Fuels; Stakeholders' Event to Take Place on 22 April 2013
10 April 2013Environment and Energy Alert
On 23 March 2013 the European Commission closed the consultation on unconventional fossil fuels (e.g. shale gas) in Europe. The consultation follows from the 2012 publication of three studies which examined the potential impact of unconventional gas (e.g. shale gas) on the EU energy markets, the potential impact on the climate and the potential risks for the environment and human health arising from such projects in Europe.