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Report warns of gas drilling’s health, environmental impacts

A grand jury investigation into Pennsylvania’s large natural gas drilling industry released Thursday by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro has found systematic failures in state …

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How improving soil health can help farmers adapt to extreme weather – Yale Climate Connections

How improving soil health can help farmers adapt to extreme weather  Yale Climate Connections

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Extreme weather events linked to poor mental health – Science Daily

Extreme weather events linked to poor mental health  Science Daily

People with homes damaged by extreme weather events are more likely to experience mental health issues such as depression and anxiety even when the …

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Fracking Sites May Attribute to Mental Health Issues During Pregnancy

As fracking waste is disproportionately being placed in lower income areas, it can intensify the effect on pregnant women who are of low income families and are exposed to quartile 4­–level UNGD. …

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Health officials: Pipeline leaks 10K gallons of oil

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Health Department says more than 10,000 gallons of oil has spilled from a pipeline in Williams County. The agency says in a statement that the spill was reported …

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Editorial: Vigilance needed to protect health and nature from fracking

“Fracking” and “cracking” have become well-known terms … The process creates chemical-laden wastewater and stirs up concerns about possible environmental effects, including a potential for …

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Fracking in Ohio: Amid industry activity, residents start their own shale gas-related health registry

He’s also concerned that this area has become a dumping ground for fracking wastewater, a high salinity, chemical-laced brine. Sengenic doesn’t think the state is ensuring that his drinking …

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New Warnings on Plastic’s Health Risks as Fracking Industry Promotes New ‘Plastics Belt’ Build-Out

A wave of investments to make more plastics and petrochemicals has swept shale regions across the U.S. Most of the investment has gone to building up the chemical corridor (also known as “Cancer Alley …

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Japan’s decision to leave IWC is out of step with global efforts to rebuild the health of the oceans

expanding ‘dead zones’, plastics entering marine food chains and destruction of key habitats such as mangroves and coral reefs. The latest IPCC report points out how the effects of climate change are …

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Health Professional Advocacy Group Sends Letter Thanking Lt Governor Nuñez on Fracking Ban

“Dangerous drilling practices, including matrix acidizing, hydraulic fracturing, and acid fracking, could contaminate our aquifers with the toxic chemicals used in the fracking process.” Florida is un…

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