Report or Study:  Public Health Effects of Natural Gas Flaring: Understanding and Communicating Environmental Justice Implications

Date:  2020

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Predominantly Hispanic communities have a disproportionate exposure to gas flaring, and that pregnant Hispanic women exposed to a high number of nightly flares are more likely than non-Hispanic white women to have preterm births and shorter gestational periods.

Topics:  Air Quality, birth outcomes, Cancer, Children, Environmental Justice, Fracking / Gas Development, Pollution Sources, Public Health, Respiratory

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Report or Study Link:   https://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/supported/translational/peph/newsletter/2021/02/index.cfm#step4

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Article Link/URL:   https://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/supported/translational/peph/newsletter/2021/02/index.cfm#step4