German Brewers Resist Fracking Plan on Water Supply Concern: FT

The Brauer-Bund, a brewing industry lobby group, is concerned proposals for hydraulic fracking in Germany could taint water supply, FT reports. * Brewers are calling for statutory regulation to protect drinking and brewing water, FT says * Germany’s economy ministry says protection of water and health has “absolute priority”, FT reports * NOTE: Germany Explores Possibility of Allowing More Fracking as Alternative to Russian Gas: NSN N72VQ63H65TS<GO> * NOTE: Germany CEOs Lament Lost Innovation as Fracking Angst Rises: NSN N6Y7YG6JIJWQ <GO>

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