Motion to ban fracking voted down, ministry announcing systemic solution

Ljubljana, 20 November - A renewed attempt by the opposition to ban the extraction of natural gas through hydraulic fracturing in Slovenia, was rejected in a 39:40 vote in parliament on Friday. While some coalition members agree with a ban, they want to wait for what was described as comprehensive solution being drawn up by the Infrastructure Ministry.

Petišovci gas field.
Photo: Marjan Maučec/STA

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