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New German Govt Would Put Moratorium On Fracking

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November 08, 2013 AT 6:59 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the center-left Social Democrats have agreed in coalition talks to put a moratorium on fracking for shale gas, leading members of the two parties said. Shale gas fracking has so far been banned in Germany and the stance of the potential new government reinforces prospects that unconventional gas exploration will not be pursued in the country.