Increased Asthma Attacks Tied to Exposure to Natural Gas Production

New study in the heart of Pennsylvania’s fracking region shows increase in severity of asthma among residents expose to most active wells. By Lisa Song, Nicholas Kusnetz Exposure to more intense shale gas development correlates with a higher risk of asthma attacks among asthma patients, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale, one of the nation’s largest and most active fracking regions. See Also: ‘Threat Map’ Aims to Highlight the Worst of Oil and Gas Air Pollution Global Air Pollution Map Pinpoints the Most Unhealthy Cities Map: The Fracking Boom, State by State read more


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