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“T” for Toxic?

“T” for Toxic? Seven things everyone should know about the EU‐US trade negotiations (aka “TTIP” or “TAFTA”) and chemical regulation Author(s): Center for International Environmental Law Date: 02.2014 Source / Publisher: Center for International Environmental Law – Link –  

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Assessment of the use of certain substances in hydraulic fracturing of shale gas reservoirs under REACH

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Assessment of the use of certain substances in hydraulic fracturing of shale gas reservoirs under REACH Author(s): Stefania Gottardo Valeria Amenta Agnieszka Mech Birgit Sokull-Klüttgen Date: 09.2013 Source / Publisher: European Commission – JRC Report EUR 26069 EN – Link – The main outcome of the assessment is that neither hydraulic fracturing nor shale gas …

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Environmental Impacts of Fracking Related to Exploration and Exploitation of Unconventional Natural Gas Deposits (part 1)

This report examines the water-related environmental impacts and the risks for human health and the environment that could potentially be caused by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) during exploration and exploitation of unconventional natural gas reservoirs in Germany. This study covers both scientific-technical aspects and the existing mining and environmental regulations. Both were analyzed with respect to …

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Regulatory provisions governing key aspects of unconventional gas development in eight Member States

This study deals with the regulatory provisions governing key aspects of unconventional gas development in Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Spain and United Kingdom. It has been conducted on the basis of information collected between October 2012 and April 2013. These countries were selected as illustrative cases based on their geographical, cultural and legal …

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Science-based decision-making on complex issues: Marcellus shale gas hydrofracking and New York City water supply

The clear outcome of this study is: Current analyses of hydrofracking for gas production are too narrowly focused on the local scientific and technical aspects, but political decision-making about fracking is based largely on other aspects besides science. That’s why the precautionary principle should be applied in such situations. In the case of New York, …

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Legal Fractures in Chemical Disclosure Laws

Legal Fractures in Chemical Disclosure Laws Why the Voluntary Chemical Disclosure Registry FracFocus Fails as a Regulatory Compliance Tool Author(s): KATE KONSCHNIK, WITH MARGARET HOLDEN AND ALEXA SHASTEEN Date: 04.2013 Key finding: In its current form, FracFocus is not an acceptable regulatory compliance method for chemical disclosures. Source / Publisher: Harvard Law School – Link …

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Industrial, energy and other aspects of shale gas and oil

Niki Tzavela (Rapporteur) European Parliament initiative On November 21st, 2012, the European Parliament adopted by 492 to 129 with 43 abstentions a resolution on industrial, energy and other aspects of shale gas and oil and recalls that shale gas development can have a significant impact on the natural gas market in terms of dynamics and …

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