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Pennsylvania Fracking Fluid Found To Contain Neurologically Harmful Chemicals

Tweet More than two years after the start of a natural gas drilling boom, Pennsylvania is making public a complete list of the chemicals used to extract the gas from deep underground amid rising public fears of potential water contamination and increased scrutiny of the fast-growing industry. Compounds associated with neurological problems, cancer and other serious health effects are among the chemicals being used to drill the wells, although st ... Jump to full article >>