Fracking Linked To Water Pollution, Infant Ill-health

Calls For Improved Regulations

12 Apr 2022 by Local Press Report
ROCHESTER NY

New research documents for the first time the pollution of public water supplies caused by shale gas development, commonly known as fracking, and its negative impact of infant health. These findings call for closer environmental regulation of the industry, as levels of chemicals found in drinking water often fall below regulatory thresholds.

Source: University of Rochester Medical Center