No amount of legislation would in any case cater for the extensive landscape desecration, and horrendous logistics nor the simple fact that the exploitation of yet one more dirty fossil fuel for profit is an obscenity.
France can surely look forward to fracking if and when a change of government is effected. We can only guess at the likely reaction. France is not the UK.
Read more ( in French - use Google Translator perhaps ) : http://www.europe1.fr/International/Gaz-de-schiste-le-feu-vert-de-Bruxelles-1779143/ and how the jolly CEO of Total Christophe Marjorie sees things now: http://www.lejdc.fr/france-monde/actualites/economie-politique/eco-finances/2014/01/26/gaz-de-schiste-le-pdg-de-total-salue-les-positions-de-bruxelles-et-montebourg_1849304.html
Thank you Brussels.