Appalachian Basin

New Report Finds Marcellus Shale Development Unrelated to Pa. Mortality Rates

Mortality rates in the six Pennsylvania counties with the most Marcellus Shale development have declined or remained stable since shale production began in the region, according to a new Energy In Depth-commissioned report. The findings directly refute accusations from anti-energy groups that the fracking boom is a threat to public health.

Read the full report on Report author Sue Mickley also recently discussed the report on Shale Gas News. Click here to listen to the interview.

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