COMPENDIUM OF SCIENTIFIC, MEDICAL, AND MEDIA FINDINGS DEMONSTRATING RISKS AND HARMS OF FRACKING (UNCONVENTIONAL GAS AND OIL EXTRACTION) by Concerned Health Professionals of New York, July 10, 2014
Fully referenced with well over three hundred citations, it covers fifteen compelling topics that emerge in reviewing the data, opening with sections on two of the most acute threats—air pollution and water contamination—and ending with medical and scientific calls for more study and transparency. [Emphasis added]
Read the Letter sent today by members of Concerned Health Professionals of New York to Acting Health Commissioner Zucker
Our examination of the peer-reviewed medical and public health
literature uncovered no evidence that fracking can be practiced in a manner that does not threaten human health.
Based on the knowledge available to us now, we believe that fracking would pose significant threats to the air, water, health and safety of New Yorkers. [Emphasis added]
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