Birds of Prey Delay Polish Fracking Boom

By Bloomberg - 2013-02-11T12:04:29Z

Photograph by Eddie Seal/Bloomberg

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The U.S., where a boom in shale extraction helped drive gas prices to a 10-year low last year, doesn't require explorers to carry out additional environmental studies as long as they drill in the same geological formation. Canada favors a so-called single-window approach to streamline permitting, regulation and compliance.