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Study links fracking, drinking water pollution, and infant health

  • 13 May 2022
  • ckearns

Date: April 11, 2022
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center
Summary: New research documents the pollution of public water supplies caused by shale gas development, commonly known as fracking, and its negative impact of infant health.  These findings call for closer environmental regulation of the industry, as levels of chemicals found in drinking water often fall below regulatory thresholds.