How Shale Gas Development Risks Public Health in Pennsylvania
Published: October 18, 2012
By: Nadia Steinzor, Wilma Subra and Lisa Sumi
Where oil and gas development goes, health problems often follow.
For many people across the United States, this statement has rung painfully true for a long time. As the drilling boom picks up speed and reaches more places, it is now resonating in new communities.From a growing number of stories told by individuals nationwide to conferences held by academics and public agencies, the “dots” between health symptoms and gas facilities are very slowly but surely being connected.