“DIRECT RISKS TO HEALTH” – MEDACT REPORT

Medact is a medical charity based in London that educates, analyses and campaigns for global health on issues related to conflict, poverty and the environment.

On 7th of July Medact released a an updated assessment of the potential health impacts of  unconventional shale gas production in England.

This new report updates the review from 2015 with the latest evidence from more than 350 academic papers on the impacts of high volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) for shale gas on air and water quality, health, climate change, social well being, economics, noise and light pollution, and seismic events.

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