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Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.
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New York’s decision to ban fracking is a huge victory, but there is more work to be done, for example, to identify and prevent harm from fracking chemicals still spread on New York’s roads. Our colleagues at Concerned Health Professionals of NY prepared a useful compendium of scientific, medical and other findings on risks and harms of fracking.
Read the Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking (Unconventional Gas and Oil Extraction), 2nd Edition (December 11, 2014) by Concerned Health Professionals of New York
For more information on fracking:
- A Public Health Reivew of High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Gas Development (December 2014) from New York State Department of Health
- Resource page on Hydraulic Fracturing from PSR-National
Dr. Larysa Dyrszka discusses the chemicals they leak and why it's a problem that health professionals need to be concerned about. Read more »