Studying health in proximity to hydraulic fracturing (fracking)


Researchers at the Center for One Health Research, in partnership with researchers at Yale University, have published several papers reviewing reported health conditions in people living in areas of substantial hydraulic fracturing (fracking) activities.


Proximity to natural gas wells and reported health status: results of a household survey in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Rabinowitz PM1, Slizovskiy IB, Lamers V, Trufan SJ, Holford TR, Dziura JD, Peduzzi PN, Kane MJ, Reif JS, Weiss TR, Stowe MH.
Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Jan;123(1):21-6. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1307732. Epub 2014 Sep 10.


Reported health conditions in animals residing near natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Slizovskiy IB1, Conti LA, Trufan SJ, Reif JS, Lamers VT, Stowe MH, Dziura J, Rabinowitz PM.
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng. 2015;50(5):473-81.