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Floating storage regasification units (FSRUs) are being installed accross the Mediterranean to increase imports from overseas gas (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

EU backs Greek gas expansion in protected marine zone

The European Commission has recently approved €106m in Greek state-aid for completing a regasification vessel — in the middle of a protected marine area.

According to the press statement, the project is "necessary and appropriate," but the commission does not mention the protected habitat where the floating gas unit will be placed.

Alexandroupolis is a coastal town in Evros, eastern Greece, which ...

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Wester is a journalist from the Netherlands with a focus on the green economy. He joined EUobserver in September 2021. Previously he was editor-in-chief of Vice, Motherboard, a science-based website, and climate economy journalist for The Correspondent.

Floating storage regasification units (FSRUs) are being installed accross the Mediterranean to increase imports from overseas gas (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

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Wester is a journalist from the Netherlands with a focus on the green economy. He joined EUobserver in September 2021. Previously he was editor-in-chief of Vice, Motherboard, a science-based website, and climate economy journalist for The Correspondent.

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