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Fracking health impact study awarded $1m grant

By Emma Hughes
Published: Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Geisinger Health System begins study; Minnesota frac sand mining hostility mounts

US-based health services organisation Geisinger Health System has been awarded a $1m grant from the Degenstein Foundation that will be used to fund a study into the potential health impacts of the so-called fracking technique for extracting shale oil and gas.

Geisinger’s study will concentrate on operations at the Pennsylvania...

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