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The compatibility of UK onshore petroleum with meeting the UK’s carbon budgets

The Committee’s report ‘The compatibility of UK onshore petroleum with meeting the UK’s carbon budgets’ is the result of a new duty under the Infrastructure Act 2015. This duty requires the CCC to advise the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change about the implications of exploitation of onshore petroleum, including shale gas, for …

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European Commission adopts energy security package

“The European Commission formally adopted February 16 an energy security package that focuses on security of supply, but also enhances the stability of the European energy market, according to EC vice president Maros Sefcovic, in charge of the energy union project. The package will now be handed over to the European Parliament and European Council …

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A Public Health Review of High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Gas Development

This comprehensive review of the existing literature by the highest health authority of the state of New York subsequently led to a ban of high volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) by Governor Cuomo. In conclusion the report says: “The current scientific information is insufficient. Furthermore, it is clear from the existing literature and experience that HVHF …

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Chemicals, dust and deaths and the new rush for oil and gas

Chemicals, dust and deaths and the new rush for oil and gas Author(s): Rory O’Neill Date: 07.2014 Source / Publisher: Hazards Magazine – Link –

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Planning for Fracking on the Barnett Shale: Urban Air Pollution, Improving Health Bases Regulation, and the Role of Local Governments

In the last decade hydraulic fracturing for natural gas has exploded on the Barnett Shale in Texas. Local governments in Texas, however, do not currently have the regulatory authority, capacity, or the information required to close the regulatory gap. Furthermore, government bodies in charge analysed data in an inappropriate way to claim there was no …

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Critique of the ACC-CEFIC proposal for trans-Atlantic cooperation on chemicals

Toxic partnership – A critique of the ACC-CEFIC proposal for trans-Atlantic cooperation on chemicals Author(s): Vito Buonsante (ClientEarth) and Baskut Tuncak (Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)) Date: 03.2014 Source / Publisher: Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) ClientEarth Key findings: The chemicals industry of trying to use TTIP to slow down the regulation of …

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TTIP – how the EU-US trade talks could harm our health by affecting chemicals regulation

TTIP – how the EU-US trade talks could harm our health by affecting chemicals regulation Author(s): HEAL and CHEMTrust Date: 03.2014 Key points: TTIP could undermine progress on chemicals, including pesticides in Europe. TTIP could prevent progress in EU Member States on chemicals, including pesticides. TTIP could undermine innovation toward safer chemicals. TTIP could force …

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