Oil & Gas Pipeline Right-of-Ways: Forest Fragmentation and the Spread of Lyme Disease
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Studies have linked the expansion of Lyme disease cases over the past two decades to forest fragmentation. However, there has been little research done on the role that oil and gas infrastructure in forested areas of southwestern Pennsylvania has had on this relationship.
Speakers: Ana Abel, current FracTracker environmental health fellow and Master of Public Health student at George Mason University in Northern Virginia