EU Official: Germany Should Not Rule Out Hydraulic Fracturing, Website Reports

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT) -- BERLIN — The Energy Commissioner for the European Union says that all of Europe eventually could get one-tenth of its power needs from hydraulic fracturing of shale and that Germany should not dismiss that possibility, according to a July 7, 2014, report on a website for news and policy issues affecting the European Union.


The website reported that Gunther Oettinger, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, says Germany should “keep its options open” when EU states such as Britain and Poland appear willing...
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