European Greens consider challenge to UK tax breaks shale gas drilling

Guardian: European Greens are considering a challenge to the UK's tax breaks and incentives for shale gas under state aid rules, as the government holds out against a new renewable energy target for the EU. Ministers have offered tax breaks to shale gas companies, and incentives to local communities to encourage them to accept drilling in their area. The government believes its plans comply with EU rules restricting state aid to companies. On Wednesday, the European commission is expected to announce......

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