National Toxics Network and IPEN have joined a  coalition of environment and health NGOs to express our grave concerns about hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of shale gas, shale oil, and coal bed methane in the EU because of its impacts on the climate, the development of clean energy, water pollution and water use, air pollution, soil pollution, land use, noise pollution, seismic activity, cumulative environmental effects and socio-economic impacts on communities.

Download: Position statement on shale gas, shale oil, coal bed methane and ‘fracking’