MYTH #7.     “Fracking poses no risk to public health.”

All those health scares associated with fracking have been debunked haven’t they?

FACT: There is a growing body of medical research highlighting concerns into the health impacts of fracking. There are simply too many papers to list them all here, but here’s a selection:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/aug/17/young-children-fracking-wells-leukemia-study

Premature birth and problem pregnancies near fracking wells (https://theecologist.org/2015/oct/09/premature-birth-and-problem-pregnancies-near-fracking-wells)

Study underscores dangers of fracking (https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2016/11/08/study-underscores-dangers-of-fracking/)