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Public health and hydrofracking

How can we bring a public health perspective to shale gas production? The latest issue of the journal New Solutions (now free online) has some suggestions.

While much of the Earth Week news coverage has dwelt on the lasting effects of the BP/Deepwater Horizon disaster, two other events have highlighted a separate but related issue: water supply. Drought conditions in the Plains and Southwest have damaged winter wheat crops and fueled the spread of wildfires in Texas. Two volunteer firefighters, Elias…