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Study: Influence of the gas lobby remains high

According to a new study by Lobbycontrol, the gas industry still has a great deal of influence on German politics. In important energy policy decisions, for example, on the subject of LNG imports and hydrogen, the gas lobby continues to defend its interests, the NGO says. German-Russian lobby networks had in the past led to high dependence on natural gas from Russia as well as to “high gas prices and misinvestments worth billions of euros“.

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