The Health Implications of Fracking

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Kovats, S., M. Depledge, A. Haines, L. E Fleming, P. Wilkinson, S. B Shonkoff, & N. Scovronick
Resource type:
Scientific Publications
Publishing year:
2014

What is known about the health effects of gas extraction by induced hydraulic fracturing of gas-bearing rock — ie, fracking? A workshop held on Nov 15, 2013, at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and attended by scientists, public health professionals, and decision makers addressed this question.

Kovats, S., M. Depledge, A. Haines, L. E Fleming, P. Wilkinson, S. B Shonkoff, & N. Scovronick (2014) The Health Implications of Fracking, The Lancet 383(9919):757-758.

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