October 18, 2017

NY State Assembly on Potential Public Health Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing

Larysa Dyrszka, MD

OUTLINE
POTENTIAL STRESSORS ON HUMAN HEALTH THAT HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED IN AREAS WHERE GAS DRILLING OCCURS
·Air
·Water
·Waste management
·Noise
·Traffic
·Psychological stressors
·Health infrastructure
·Socioeconomic issues
·Accidents
·Radioactivity
·Psychological stressors
OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY EXEMPTIONS FROM FEDERAL STATUTES
PHYSICIANS’ CONCERNS
HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT

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