Health & Safety

The FracTracker articles and maps below explore the ways that unconventional oil & gas development impact public health and safety, including air pollution, water contamination, pipeline incidents such as explosions, fracking-induced earthquakes, and more. We analyze many of these issues through an Environmental Justice lens, considering that marginalized communities are disproportionately impacted by health issues caused by oil and gas activities.

FracTracker Articles

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California Oil & Gas Setbacks Recommendations Memo

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  Kyle Ferrar, Western Program Coordinator for FracTracker…

Industrial Impacts in Michigan: A Photo Essay & Story Map

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Southwest Detroit and neighboring South Rockwood in Monroe County…
CA Setbacks Map

People and Production: Reducing Risk in California Extraction

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Executive Summary New research shows that low-income communities…
Pipeline Map

Mariner East 2 Causes Dozens of Spills Since Lockdown Began, Over 300 in Total

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FracTracker Alliance has released a new map of drilling fluid…

Recommendations for an EIR to prioritize Kern County Frontline Communities

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  Kern County Environmental Impact Report As we have discussed…
Flaring at a natural gas compressor station in Butler County, OhioTed Auch, FracTracker Alliance

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