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low-birth-weight babies near gas wells

Proximity to fracked shale wells affects infant birth weight, study shows " Fracking can damage the health and development of babies whose…

Started by Paul Heckbert

35 Dec 19, 2017
Reply by Barry D

Air pollutants from Pennsylvania oil and gas sites continue to rise

"Air pollutants from Pennsylvania’s natural gas production sites increased from 2013 to 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the…

Started by Paul Heckbert

8 Aug 23, 2016
Reply by Barry D

Navajos Wonder Whether Fracking Chemicals Are Deforming Their Livestock

"It took Dorothy Keetso only a few minutes to realize the baby lamb was fatally deformed. The animal, born June 6, nursed from a bottle and…

Started by Paul Heckbert

12 Aug 5, 2016
Reply by Keith A Williams

Health study shows connection between asthma attacks and gas drilling

"People with asthma face a larger risk of asthma attacks if they live near heavy gas drilling activity in Pennsylvania, compared to those w…

Started by Paul Heckbert

2 Jul 31, 2016
Reply by craig

Regulation of industry good for our health

It's a good thing we have the Environmental Protection Agency (imperfect though it is) and laws like the Clean Water Act to protect our hea…

Started by Paul Heckbert

39 Jul 1, 2016
Reply by Paul Heckbert

Fracking practices linked to water contamination in Pavillion, Wyoming

From the Billings Gazette:

Started by Paul Heckbert

4 Mar 30, 2016
Reply by Barry D

Fracking Associated with Premature Birth

“Expectant mothers who live near active natural gas wells operated by the fracking industry in Pennsylvania are at an increased risk of giv…

Started by Paul Heckbert

29 Jan 28, 2016
Reply by Billy Park Whyde

Fracking chemicals suppress sperm count

From Fortune magazine: "Researchers found that fracking chemicals damage the reproductive health of male mice. A new study shows that chem…

Started by Paul Heckbert

91 Nov 9, 2015
Reply by Den

GASWORK: film about risks to gas workers

Do you know gas workers that have experienced health or safety problems on the job? Oilfield contractor, Washington County, PA. “We lost…

Started by Paul Heckbert

31 Oct 11, 2015
Reply by william Allen. Ladd

Cardiovascular hospital admissions higher in fracking areas

"Research released Wednesday from the University of Pennsylvania found that as more wells were drilled in Northeastern Pennsylvania, hospit…

Started by Paul Heckbert

49 Oct 6, 2015
Reply by Dan


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Tom Wolf: Shale Gas Is Enormous Economic Opportunity (If You Don’t Live in DRB)

Posted by Thomas J Shepstone on March 22, 2018 at 12:41pm 0 Comments

Is Tom Wolf really this calloused, this hypocritical, this obtuse? It appears he is. No brags about shale gas and then denies it to one group of citizens.

Yesterday, March 21, 2018, may mark the low point of the…



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