Investigating Links between Shale Gas Development and Health Impacts through a Community Survey Project in Pennsylvania

  title={Investigating Links between Shale Gas Development and Health Impacts through a Community Survey Project in Pennsylvania},
  author={Nadia Steinzor and Wilma A. Subra and Lisa Sanae Sumi},
  journal={NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy},
  pages={55 - 83}
  • N. Steinzor, W. Subra, L. Sumi
  • Published 1 May 2013
  • Environmental Science
  • NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy
Across the United States, the race for new energy sources is picking up speed and reaching more places, with natural gas in the lead. While the toxic and polluting qualities of substances used and produced in shale gas development and the general health effects of exposure are well established, scientific evidence of causal links has been limited, creating an urgent need to understand health impacts. Self-reported survey research documenting the symptoms experienced by people living in… 

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