Causes

Following up with families from ‘Fractured,’ EHN’s fracking investigation in western Pennsylvania

"The series finally brought to light that we're not the only ones being impacted, that this is a serious problem across the board, and that the industry should be held accountable."

PITTSBURGH—It's been three months since EHN published Fractured, a groundbreaking investigation into the personal costs of fracking for western Pennsylvania families.

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Causes

What do politicians have to say about 'Fractured?'

EHN conducted a two-year study that found Pennsylvania families living near fracking wells are being exposed to high levels of harmful industrial chemicals. Our findings are documented in the four-part series Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking.

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Impacts

Living near fracking wells is linked to higher rate of heart attacks: Study

Living among fracking wells is linked to higher rates of hospitalizations and deaths due to heart attacks, according to a new study.

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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto: Cities are critical to the fight against climate change

Thirty days after President Joe Biden's inauguration, we celebrate the United States' re-entry into the Paris Agreement, an important victory for the country and the world.

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Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

This is part 1 of our 4-part series, "Fractured," an investigation of fracking chemicals in the air, water, and people of western Pennsylvania.

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Impacts

Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

This is part 2 of our 4-part series, "Fractured," an investigation of fracking chemicals in the air, water, and people of western Pennsylvania.

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Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

This is part 3 of our 4-part series, "Fractured," an investigation of fracking chemicals in the air, water, and people of western Pennsylvania.

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