Environmental Aspects on Unconventional Fossil Fuels
March 2015: The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) clarifies how to report substances used in hydraulic fracturing. More information...
February 2015: The Commission published Member States' replies to the questionnaire on measures they put in place in response to the Recommendation on minimum principles for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons (such as shale gas) using high-volume hydraulic fracturing. (Overview; individual country reports) They will be taken into account by the Commission as part of the review of the effectiveness of the Recommendation scheduled in 2015.