Fracking chemicals could be damaging newborn’s immune systems

WEDNESDAY MAY 3, 2018: NEW research from Rochester University provides the first evidence that chemicals found in water near fracking sites can damage the immune system. The research was published today in the peer-reviewed journal Toxicological Sciences. Scientists experimented on mice and found that exposure to fracking chemicals during pregnancy may diminish female offspring’s ability to fend off diseases, like […]

Fracking Our Health

Across the US state of Colorado fracking has taken hold. In the small town of Greeley, in Weld County, Colorado, massive fracking mega-pads now dot the landscape, some just a few metres from homes, playgrounds and schools. The mega-pads can have up to 40 fracking wells in one place. The human cost of this rapid development has been seen in […]