Category Archives: Science

Please Comment! Urgent!

We have, now, less than thirty days to comment on the proposed draft fracking regulations from the DEC. Cuomo has pushed for this to move quickly, in spite of a woefully inadequate health review. This could allow fracking in New … Continue reading

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Fracking May Bring High Levels of Radon and Lead

From the Oneida County Courier: James W. Ring, Winslow Professor of Physics Emeritus at Hamilton College asserts that household use of natural gas obtained from hydrofracking in the Marcellus Shale can cause exposure to unacceptably high levels of Radon Gas … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Health Problems Near Gas Fracking

From Fresh Air, WHYY, NPR: “I hear [stories] thousands of miles apart, in various states, and to me — to an untrained medical professional — they sound alarmingly similar,” he says. “But when we go to federal or state health … Continue reading

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