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Fracking the NeighborhoodReluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling$
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Jessica Smartt Gullion

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780262029766

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.001.0001

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Activists’ Concerns about Health

Activists’ Concerns about Health

(p.49) 3 Activists’ Concerns about Health
Fracking the Neighborhood

Jessica Smartt Gullion

The MIT Press

This chapter deals specifically with the reported health concerns related to natural gas development (fracking). Included is a discussion of chemicals and pollution and concurrent health effects; carcinogens; air, water, food, and soil contamination; and cancer clusters.

Keywords:   Oil and gas development, Health effects, Chemicals, Carcinogens, Cancer clusters, Pollution

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