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Fracking Health

Fracking Fluid Contains A Stew Of Known Toxic Chemicals -- And That May Not Be The Worst Of It

The Huffington Post | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

Arsenic, benzene, formaldehyde, lead and mercury are among more than 200 toxins found in fracking fluids and wastewater that may pose serious risks to...

Chemicals Found At Fracking Sites Linked To Cancer, Says New Study

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Hormone-disrupting chemicals linked to cancer, infertility and a slew of other health problems have been found in water samples collected at and near ...

Fracking, Health and Our Chemical History

Michael Green | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
Michael Green

Though fracking companies keep their chemical use secret, a 2011 study identified more than 600 chemicals used in fracking. We urged New York Governor Cuomo to put profits ahead of our health and environment by maintaining the moratorium on fracking.

Fracking Companies Seek Exemption From Democracy

Scott Edwards | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Scott Edwards

Each day brings new, irrefutable evidence that fracking is poisoning our communities. But the ban on fracking in Longmont, Colo. was nothing short of heroic given the massive amounts of money thrown about by the oil and gas industry leading up to the November vote.

RFK Jr: Fox News Has Divided Country In A Way Not Seen Since Civil War

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.08.2012 | Media

Robert F. Kennedy Jr told HuffPost Live host Josh Zepps in an interview Friday that he believes conservative media outlets such as Fox News are damagi...

Lynne Peeples

Further Fracking Fears: Sand May Threaten Health For Drillers, Communities

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

The first time Bill Ferullo saw the white plumes drifting from a natural gas fracking site, he got out of his car to take pictures. "I didn't know ...

Gasland: Will New York Be the Next Casualty of the Halliburton Loophole?

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

Though natural gas is marketed as the "safe" energy source compared with coal, according to an EWG report, a single well contains chemicals sufficient to "contaminate over 100 billion gallons of water."