Lynda Asadourian: Web Resources

1. (https://insideclimatenews.org/news/20120321/endocrine-disrupting-chemicals-fracking-natural-gas-low-dose-environmental-health)
This article demonstrates how individuals may have a small exposure to drilling chemicals, which can lead to serious health effects. Chemicals that are endocrine disruptors are explained here.

2. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqMHEsiRVa8)
Dr. Jill Kriesky speaks at the University of Pittsburgh Public Forum about Public Health Impacts from fracking the Marcellus Shale. The University of Pittsburgh is a big player in conducting studies that analyze the potential health impacts.

3. (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/20/geisinger-health-systems-fracking_n_1531563.html)
This 
article discusses Giesinger Health Systems and its findings on the potential health effects from fracking. Here you will find a video that interviews Professor Tony Ingraffea from Cornell University. He explains the fracking process and why individuals should be concerned about their health.

4. (http://energy.wilkes.edu/PDFFiles/Issues/Env10_Potential%20Health%20Effects%20of%20Marcellus%20Shale%20Activities.pdf)
Dr. Bernard D. Goldstein is the Interim Director for the Center for Healthy Environments and Communities at the University of Pittsburgh. Here is a slide show of the potential health effects that Marcellus Shale may have. There is information about the effects on a community.