Fracking Chemicals Linked to Cancer

Fracking Linked to Cancer-Causing Chemicals, Yale Study Finds

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Children are an especially vulnerable population.

EcoWatch
Oct. 26, 2016
Lorraine Chow

"Yet another study has determined that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, might be a major public health threat. In one of the most exhaustive reviews to date, researchers from the Yale School of Public Health have confirmed that many of the chemicals involved and released by the controversial drilling process can be linked to cancer."

The expansion of fracking, defined as "unconventional oil and gas development" has dangerous consequences to the air we breathe and the water we drink. We can stop the spread here and now and stay safe.

Read the study here.