Month: May 2012

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  • May
    31 2012

    Medical Data Base Could Hold Key To Solving Fracking’s Effect On People

    According to an article recently featured on NPR, a proposed study of people in Pennsylvania could lead to a final answer in the debate about whether a drilling process for natural gas and oil known as hydraulic fracking is making people sick. The article reports that the study would look at detailed health histories on […]

  • May
    18 2012

    Insurance Companies Having Hard Time With Hydraulic Fracking

    According to an article featured by Reuters News Agency, the inherent risks of oil and gas extraction are often played down by those in the business. However, their insurers have every reason to keep a close eye on dangers for drillers. According to the article, underwriters now face a politically charged problem in the perceived […]