Berkeley News: Noise pollution from fracking may harm human health
Fracking creates noise at levels high enough to harm the health of people living nearby, according to the first peer-reviewed study to analyze the potential public health impacts of ambient noise related to fracking.
Charleston Gazette-Mail: Around Dec. 29, 2016
West Virginia University occupational and environmental health professor Michael McCawley participated in a study that found people living near fracking sites may experience "sleep disturbance, cardiovascular disease and other conditions that are negatively impacted by stress".
Grist: Keep It Down
Fracking cuases noise pollution that could be harmful to your health.
Fusion: Studies pick apart image that fracking is beneficial to local communities
The study, conducted by the nonprofit science and policy research institute PSE Healthy Energy and West Virginia University, found that noise from fracking may contribute to adverse health outcomes.
The Weirton Daily Times: Study finds frack drilling site noise can be hazardous
A new study suggests merely hearing the noise associated with natural gas fracking operations can jeopardize human health.