Potential public health hazards, exposures and health effects from unconventional natural gas development.

@article{Adgate2014PotentialPH,
  title={Potential public health hazards, exposures and health effects from unconventional natural gas development.},
  author={J. Adgate and B. Goldstein and L. McKenzie},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2014},
  volume={48 15},
  pages={
          8307-20
        }
}
  • J. Adgate, B. Goldstein, L. McKenzie
  • Published 2014
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Environmental science & technology
  • The rapid increase in unconventional natural gas (UNG) development in the United States during the past decade has brought wells and related infrastructure closer to population centers. This review evaluates risks to public health from chemical and nonchemical stressors associated with UNG, describes likely exposure pathways and potential health effects, and identifies major uncertainties to address with future research. The most important occupational stressors include mortality, exposure to… CONTINUE READING
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