Sign up for our newsletter

Posted inEnergy

Fracking Study Finds Low Birth Weights Near Natural Gas Drilling Sites

Babies born near hydraulic fracturing sites are 25 percent more likely to have a low birth weight than those born only a few kilometers away, a new study of more than 1 million births in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region concludes. The study, published this month in the journal Science Advances, provides some of the most compelling data […]