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Fracking chemicals and reproductive abnormalities in mice

“Today, researchers at the University of Missouri and the University of Massachusetts released a study that found that female mice exposed…

Started by Paul Heckbert

13 Feb 12
Reply by Barry D

low-birth-weight babies near gas wells

Proximity to fracked shale wells affects infant birth weight, study shows " Fracking can damage the health and development of babies whose…

Started by Paul Heckbert

35 Dec 19, 2017
Reply by Barry D

DEP knew of public water contamination from drilling and fracking in Coudersport, but told no one

One Year Later: Officials Found Drilling Chemicals in Public Water, But Told No One "One year ago, on September 24, 2015, a new company own…

Started by Paul Heckbert

25 Oct 9, 2016
Reply by Jack Young

Radioactive contamination from fracking wastewater spills

A Duke University study of fracking wastewater spills in North Dakota has found high levels of selenium, lead, ammonium, and other toxic co…

Started by Paul Heckbert

48 Sep 18, 2016
Reply by Thomas Lilli

Lead in Pittsburgh drinking water connected to fracking?

Have Pittsburgh's problems with lead in drinking water been exacerbated by fracking? excerpts of news story: "By 2010, the [Pittsburgh] wat…

Started by Paul Heckbert

10 Sep 14, 2016
Reply by Barry D

Air pollutants from Pennsylvania oil and gas sites continue to rise

"Air pollutants from Pennsylvania’s natural gas production sites increased from 2013 to 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the…

Started by Paul Heckbert

8 Aug 23, 2016
Reply by Barry D

map of injection-induced earthquakes

The US Geological Survey has created a map of injection wells associated with induced (manmade) earthquakes, shown with red dots below. htt…

Started by Paul Heckbert

14 Aug 23, 2016
Reply by Craig Cooper

Navajos Wonder Whether Fracking Chemicals Are Deforming Their Livestock

"It took Dorothy Keetso only a few minutes to realize the baby lamb was fatally deformed. The animal, born June 6, nursed from a bottle and…

Started by Paul Heckbert

12 Aug 5, 2016
Reply by Keith A Williams

Billions of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater Dumped in Gulf

Obama Administration Permitted 1,200 Offshore Fracks in Gulf of Mexico Documents Show Billions of Gallons of Oil Waste Fluid Dumped Into Gu…

Started by Paul Heckbert

4 Aug 3, 2016
Reply by craig

Health study shows connection between asthma attacks and gas drilling

"People with asthma face a larger risk of asthma attacks if they live near heavy gas drilling activity in Pennsylvania, compared to those w…

Started by Paul Heckbert

2 Jul 31, 2016
Reply by craig


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