Studies examine potential fracking link to birth defects

BusinessGreen staff
clock

Preliminary findings suggest shale gas wells could be a factor in heart problems and low birth weights

New research has suggested oil and gas development could potentially pose health risks for babies born near wells, according to reports. The findings, reported this week by news agency Bloomberg, are...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Science