Lawmakers demand EU-wide offshore oil drilling ban

A cross-party group of 63 MEPs has called on the European Commission to revise the directive on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations, and propose an EU-wide offshore drilling ban.

by Claudia Delpero
MEPs are calling “for a complete phase-out of our use of fossil energy, starting with a ban on… offshore drilling” (photo: ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)
MEPs are calling “for a complete phase-out of our use of fossil energy, starting with a ban on… offshore drilling” (photo: ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

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