Study Air pollution from Fracking linked to Deaths in Pennsylvania  Binghamton News

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“Approximately 20 people in Pennsylvania lost their lives during a seven-year period because of particulate matter pollution emitted by shale gas wells, according to a recent study.

The researchers —including lead author Ruohao Zhang, a Binghamton University graduate student who specializes in environmental economics
(, and Professor of Economics Neha Khanna ( — used NASA satellite data to pinpoint daily levels of particulate matter pollution from hydraulically fractured gas wells throughout Pennsylvania, the largest producer of shale gas in the United States.”