'Fracking' Injected Millions Of Gallons Of Carcinogens Into Wells, Report Says

Millions of gallons of potentially hazardous chemicals and known carcinogens were injected into wells by leading oil and gas service companies from 2005-2009, a report by three House Democrats said Saturday.

The report said 29 of the chemicals injected were known-or-suspected human carcinogens. They either were regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act as risks to human health or listed as hazardous air pollutants under the Clean Air Act. Full Story »

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by Dwight Rousu - Apr. 17, 2011

The article is good as far as it goes. It fails to report on the history of Cheney and his predatory oil and gas buddies who got legislation that exempted Halliburton and others from obeying the clean water act when drilling for natural gas.

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