Natural Gas Operations from a Public Health Perspective

@article{Colborn2011NaturalGO,
  title={Natural Gas Operations from a Public Health Perspective},
  author={Theodora Colborn and Carol F. Kwiatkowski and Kim Schultz and Mary Bachran},
  journal={Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={17},
  pages={1039 - 1056}
}
ABSTRACT The technology to recover natural gas depends on undisclosed types and amounts of toxic chemicals. A list of 944 products containing 632 chemicals used during natural gas operations was compiled. Literature searches were conducted to determine potential health effects of the 353 chemicals identified by Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) numbers. More than 75% of the chemicals could affect the skin, eyes, and other sensory organs, and the respiratory and gastrointestinal systems… 

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