“Geisinger Gets $1 Million Grant for Pa. Gas Drilling Health Study”

The study will create the first shareable database of exposures and health impacts of Marcellus Shale drilling.

A Pennsylvania health company says it has gotten a $1 million grant to study possible health impacts of natural gas drilling on the Marcellus shale. Geisinger Health System said Monday that the Degenstein Foundation had awarded the money to help underwrite what it called a “large-scale, scientifically rigorous assessment” of the drilling.

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