People Near Wyoming Fracking Town Show Elevated Levels of Toxic Chemicals

http://insideclimatenews.org/news/22062016/study-finds-toxic-oil-and-gas-chemicals-benzene-near-pavillion-wyoming-air-water-pollution-fracking

Researchers tested air pollution in Pavillion, Wyo., along with local residents, suggesting a link between the toxic chemicals released and biological impacts. By Zahra Hirji A new study brings researchers and environmental advocates closer than ever to tracing whether toxic chemicals spewing out of natural gas production sites are making their way into the bodies of people who live and work nearby. See Also: What Chemicals Are Used in Fracking? Industry Discloses Less and Less Near a Fracking Center, Drinking Water Has More Chemicals and Carcinogens Map: The Fracking Boom, State by State Fracking Studies Overwhelmingly Indicate Threats to Public Health read more

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