Noise pollution from fracking may harm human health

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HEALTH REPORT noise

http://news.berkeley.edu/story_jump/noise-pollution-from-fracking-may-harm-human-health/

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Noise pollution from fracking may harm human health

Fracking creates noise at levels high enough to harm the health of people living nearby, according to the first peer-reviewed study to analyze the potential public health impacts of ambient noise related to fracking.
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EPA report – December 2016

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http://www.epa.ie/pubs/reports/research/ugeejointresearchprogramme/ugeeisr.html

REPORT: http://www.epa.ie/pubs/reports/research/ugeejointresearchprogramme/EPA%20-%20UGEE%20Integrated%20Synthesis_web.pdf

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Report: EPA – UGEE Integrated Synthesis_web

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Methane emissions are extremely harmful, and the government might not know how much there is

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/06/09/this-heated-fight-over-methane-emissions-is-almost-as-hot-as-the-gas/?tid=sm_tw

Methane is colorless and odorless. But it’s a powerhouse in the way it contributes to global warming. In the atmosphere, it’s more than 100 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
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Confirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater

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http://www.desmogblog.com/2014/10/07/central-california-aquifers-contaminated-billions-gallons-fracking-wastewater

Update 02/11/15: The problems with California’s underground injection control program are far worse than originally reported. It has now been revealed that California regulators with DOGGR permitted hundreds of wastewater injection wells and thousands more wells injecting fluids for “enhanced oil recovery” into aquifers protected under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.

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healthToxins found in fracking fluids and wastewater, study shows

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healthToxins found in fracking fluids and wastewater, study shows

http://news.yale.edu/2016/01/06/toxins-found-fracking-fluids-and-wastewater-study-shows

In an analysis of more than 1,000 chemicals in fluids used in and created by hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Yale School of Public Health researchers found that many of the substances have been linked to reproductive and developmental health problems, and the majority had undetermined toxicity due to insufficient information.

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Study shows how fracking documentary influenced public perception and political change

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http://phys.org/news/2015-09-fracking-documentary-perception-political.html

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Pro- shale Harvard University report

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http://www.hbs.edu/competitiveness/Documents/america-unconventional-energy-opportunity.pdf

Our researcher at Food & Water Watch in the US has been looking at the people involved.

The lead author Mr Michael E. Porter is associated with the American Council on Competitiveness … which has links to Shell, Exelon (natural gas distribution), US Steel, … all energy-intensive industries.

No surprise that they think that lots of gas and low gas prices help their companies.

Draft shale gas rural economy impacts paper

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Here it is – at last !!!!! The UK Gov redacted it in 63 places first time round.

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 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/440791/draft-shale-gas-rural-economy-impact-report.pdf