POTENTIAL STRESSORS ON HUMAN HEALTH THAT HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED IN AREAS WHERE GAS DRILLING OCCURS
OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY EXEMPTIONS FROM FEDERAL STATUTES
HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Archives for May 2011
What do the Guggenheim Museum, Boeing, Sunoco, Campbell’s Soup, DuPont, Wawa, Starbucks, Iron Hill Brewery, Philadelphia Eagles, Camelback Ski Area, Pt. Pleasant Canoe Livery, Salem Nuclear Power Plant, and United States Navy all have in common? They all depend … Continue reading
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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado — Antero Resources will have an extra month to review, and comment upon, a recently issued draft Health Impact Assessment (HIA) about the Battlement Mesa community.
The Garfield County commissioners on Monday agreed to a 30-day extension of … Continue reading
This Draft Scoping Document has been prepared pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQR”), Article 8 of the New York Environmental Conservation Law and its implementing regulations at 6 NYCRR Part 617. It identifies and outlines the issues to be further … Continue reading
Reducing The Staggering Costs Of Environmental Disease In Children, Estimated At $76.6 Billion In 2008
A 2002 analysis documented $54.9 billion in annual costs of environmentally mediated diseases in US children. However, few important changes in federal policy have been implemented to prevent exposures to toxic chemicals. We therefore updated and expanded the previous analysis and found that … Continue reading
A key policy breakthrough occurred nearly twenty years ago with the discovery that children are far more sensitive than adults to toxic chemicals in the environment. This finding led to the recognition that chemical exposures early in life are … Continue reading
A state environmental group is calling on lawmakers to restrict natural gas drilling near places people live, learn and work after it released a study Thursday showing hundreds of wells have been planned or drilled next to schools and hospitals.
The study by PennEnvironment found … Continue reading