Showing posts with the label Fracking Madness

Fracking linked to low birth weight in Pennsylvania babies

ScienceNews Study of birth records finds association between infant health and mom’s proximity to production sites . Story here. Photo by Pexels.

Toward an Evidence-Based Fracking Debate

Centre for Science & Democracy Science, Democracy, and Community Right to Know in Unconventional Oil and Gas Development. Full story here. Courtesy of LiveScience

North Dakota Went Boom

New York Times Magazine It’s hard to think of what oil hasn’t done to life in the small communities of western North Dakota, good and bad. It has minted millionaires, paid off mortgages, created businesses; it has raised rents, stressed roads, vexed planners and overwhelmed schools; it has polluted streams, spoiled fields and boosted crime. Full story here.