ISSUE PAPER: THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF FRACKING

Chesapeake PSR issued a Health and Energy Brief: The Health Effects of Fracking, outlining the adverse health impacts of allowing fracking in Maryland. The majority of hundreds of studies now link unconventional gas development and production, enabled by hydraulic fracturing or fracking, to asthma, premature births and low birth weights, increased hospitalizations, migraines and more. Also read their second issue paper, Fracking Regulations Cannot Protect Maryland.