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Speakers corner. To frack or not to frack?

To frack or not to frack? Why is that not a global public health question and how should public health practitioners address it? There is a powerful and pressing argument now for public health practitioners to follow Virchow and to start to move beyond repeatedly pointing out the many problems of fracking. Their next prudent …

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Associations between Unconventional Natural Gas Development and Nasal and Sinus, Migraine Headache, and Fatigue Symptoms in Pennsylvania

  Study: Associations between Unconventional Natural Gas Development and Nasal and Sinus, Migraine Headache, and Fatigue Symptoms in Pennsylvania   Authors: Aaron W. Tustin,1 Annemarie G. Hirsch,2 Sara G. Rasmussen,1 Joan A. Casey,3 Karen Bandeen-Roche,4 and Brian S. Schwartz1,2,5   Author Affiliations: 1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, …

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Warning Signs: Toxic Air Pollution Identified at Oil and Gas Sites

The recent U.S. oil and gas boom has transformed hundreds of communities across the country—from rural areas and small towns to suburbs and cities—into industrial production zones.  Oil and gas companies are using unconventional techniques such as hydraulic fracturing—known known as “fracking”—to extract deposits wherever they can be reached, even if those places are in the backyards of homes, near schools or places of worship, …

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Brief review of threats to Canada’s groundwater from the oil and gas industry’s …

Brief review of threats to Canada’s groundwater from the oil and gas industry’s methane migration and hydraulic fracturing Author(s): Jessica Ernst Date: 06.2013 First hand comprehensive review of fossile fuel exploitation problems in Canada on 90+ pages. The author: As somebody who has reported for 20 years on this industry in [Alberta], I can tell …

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