'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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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Apr. 20, 2011

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Somewhat disappointing article as it appears to gloss over the report and lacks an any analysis of the impacts of fracking.

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