Proceedings of the Workshop on "Impact of Shale Gas and Shale Oil Extraction on the Environment and on Human Health"

15-03-2012

Within the current debate on unconventional gas and oil resources in Europe, the European Parliament organised a workshop to discuss the impacts of shale gas and shale oil extraction on the environment and on human health, ways of mitigating them and the appropriateness of the current EU legislative framework in the context of the future developments in this field.

Within the current debate on unconventional gas and oil resources in Europe, the European Parliament organised a workshop to discuss the impacts of shale gas and shale oil extraction on the environment and on human health, ways of mitigating them and the appropriateness of the current EU legislative framework in the context of the future developments in this field.

External author

Didier Bonijoly (Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières - BRGM), Robert B. Jackson (Duke University), Paulina Jaramillo (Carnegie Mellon University), Tomasz Maj (Talisman Energy Polska), John Broderick (Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester), Louis D'Amico (Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association), Carina Vopel (DG ENV, European Commission), Piotr Otawski (Polish Ministry of the Environment) and Mark Johnston (WWF)