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EU Parliament postpones vote on fracking12 September 2013
The European Parliament has postponed a vote on whether to include shale gas fracking in an update of the EU Environmental Impact Assessment Directive. The vote was scheduled to take place during a plenary session in Strasbourg on Wednesday, but a last-minute decision was made to postpone it until the next plenary in October.
A short statement issued by the parliament said MEPs wanted to hold a plenary debate with representatives from the European Commission and the Lithuanian Presidency of the European Council before voting on the draft directive.
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