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Protesters Rally Outside DEP Offices On Earth Day To Fight Marcellus Shale Fracking

April 22, 2013

PSR-Philadelphia board member Walter Tsou, MD MPH, joined protests against hydraulic fracturing, a form of natural gas extraction that exposes nearby residents to toxic gases and fluids. A gag rule in Pennsylvania forbids physicians to share information with patients about the dangerous chemicals to which they have been exposed. Dr. Tsou is a past president of the American Public Health Association and former health commissioner of Philadelphia. Source: CBS Philly

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