Sunday, 28 December 2014

Fracking Fumes: Where There's a Well, All is Not Well

Inside Climate News
After analyzing 24 scientific studies, the Natural Resources Defence Council finds plenty to worry about, from birth defects to deadly effects. Story here.

Related: Fracking Dealt Another Setback by Quebec Report

1 comment:

John Fefchak said...

There are plenty of health situations to worry about when humans are in the vicinity of Fracking!

Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) is similar to cyanide in toxicity. It is also prevalent in factory hog barns and when the ventilation system(s) fail, the animals inside die. They cannot survive the fumes that they absorb from the manure pits below them.
Is it any wonder that the rural residents worry and complain about this poison,that is vented out from the barns into the atmosphere. People complain about headaches and breathing difficulties, but to no avail. as the Province of Manitoba has categorized these death traps, as farming.!

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