18 Aug '11, 5pm

Medical experts: Natural gas drilling risks human health.

I've blogged before about how no one really knows what the health impacts are from living near oil and gas exploration and production sites, but many families across the country are reporting severe health symptoms that they or their physicians believe are linked to nearby dirty oil and gas production operations. In a recent column in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , Dr. Bernard Goldstein, former Dean of the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health, writes that he is in favor of natural gas production for several reasons. But he also calls for a pause in natural gas drilling until a comprehensive study of the impact of natural gas activities on human health has been completed, industry has adopted practices that lessen the extent of environmental and human impact, the U.S. EPA has completed its research into the impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking w...

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