Sarkozy says no to shale gas drilling over fracking impasse

Sarkozy says no to shale gas drilling over fracking impasse


 

On 4 October, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, during a visit to the south of France, vowed there would be no exploration for shale gas in the region and confirmed the state would revoke three exploration permits. "I want to take the opportunity I have here to confirm that there will no exploitation of shale gas by hydraulic fracturing in this exceptional area," Sarkozy said during a visit to the Gard, home to Cevennes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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