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"New Study Raises Possible Link Between Gas Drilling And Radon Levels"

"Radon levels in buildings near unconventional natural gas development in Pennsylvania are higher than those in other areas of the state, suggesting that hydraulic fracturing has opened up new pathways for the carcinogenic gas to enter people’s homes, according to a study published on Thursday. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer worldwide."

Source: StateImpact Pennsylvania, 04/10/2015


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