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Toward an understanding of the environmental and public health impacts of shale gas development: an analysis of the peer-reviewed scientific literature, 2009-2014

There has been an explosion in the number of peer-reviewed publications on environmental and health impacts of unconventional oil and gas operations recently, with approximately 73% of all available peer-reviewed papers published in the past 24 months and a current average of one paper published each day.
96% of all papers on health indicate risks/adverse health outcomes, 95% of all original research studies on air quality indicate elevated concentrations of air pollutants and 72% of original research studies on water quality indicate contamination; and

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Toward an understanding of the environmental and public health impacts of shale gas development: an analysis of the peer-reviewed scientific literature, 2009-2014
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