Families on the front lines of mining, drilling, and fracking need your help. Support them now!

The race for new energy sources is intense and widespread. While the toxic qualities of substances used and produced in shale gas development and the general health effects of exposure are well established, evidence of causal links has been limited.

Survey research documenting the symptoms experienced by people living in proximity to gas facilities, coupled with environmental testing, can reveal links that warrant both policy response and further investigation. Research in Pennsylvania indicates the strong need for efforts to safeguard public health.