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Health case against shale gas exploration is convincing, expert tells fracking inquiry + key health issues from Day 12 – DRILL OR DROP?

The health risks of shale gas exploration are too great to justify it going ahead, the inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans heard today.

policy_button_housing_520x220_050315The health effects of exploration included:

  • Stress and anxiety and lack of trust in fracking
  • Impacts of noise
  • Management and safe treatment of waste water

 

Quote: “Any negative direct impacts on human health will be concentrated in people living in the immediate surroundings of the two proposed sites and be most likely caused by the effects of noise and other nuisances.”

Quote: “Dr McCoy said access to energy had helped to improve public health. But he said the means by which we produce energy was beginning to pose threats to human security, he said. “We need to balance energy and human security more broadly.” policy_button_climate_520x220_050315

Source: Health case against shale gas exploration is convincing, expert tells fracking inquiry + key health issues from Day 12 – DRILL OR DROP?

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