Pennsylvania Legislator Seeks Creation Of Health Registry Related To Fracking

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 4:48 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania legislator on Sept. 15, 2014, introduced a bill in the state House of Representatives that would create a health registry for the collection of data associated with unconventional gas well drilling, commonly referred to as hydraulic fracturing.

(House Bill 2474 available. Document #94-141014-008L.)

Health Registry

The Marcellus Shale Health Registry Act (MSHRA), introduced by Rep. Karen Boback, would impose on the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) the duty to collect information that assesses and evaluates the adverse health effects from fracking...
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