Fracking and cancer … plus other links

Fracking

Fracking

Democratic members of the US House of Representatives are raising issues about the carcinogenic chemicals being used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking).  Methanol was the most common chemical found in the House investigation.  According to the Associated Press report methanol is an air pollutant and potential water pollutant. Among the chemicals reported to the House committee were 29 chemicals that are known or suspected carcinogens.

Several other stories and reports about fracking that may be of interest: