Expert: Pa. didn't address fracking health impacts

July 12, 2014 8:56 PM

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PITTSBURGH -- Pennsylvania's former health secretary says the state has failed to seriously study the potential health impacts of one of the nation's biggest natural gas drilling booms.

Dr. Eli Avila also says the state's current strategy is a disservice to people and even to the industry itself because health officials need to be proactive in protecting the public.

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