TV News LIES

Saturday, Apr 18th

Last update04:13:44 AM GMT

You are here News Health Fracking Poisoning Families at Alarming Rate: Report

Fracking Poisoning Families at Alarming Rate: Report

E-mail Print PDF

Fracking dangersResidents living near gas fracking sites suffer an increasingly high rate of health problems now linked to pollutants used in the gas extraction process, according to a new report released Thursday.

The study, conducted by Earthworks’ Oil & Gas Accountability Project, pulled from a survey of 108 Pennsylvania residents in 14 counties, and a series of air and water tests. The results showed close to 70 percent of participants reported an increase in throat irritation and roughly 80 percent suffered from sinus problems after natural gas extraction companies moved to their areas. The symptoms intensify the closer the residents are to the fracking sites.

"We use water for nothing other than flushing the commode," said Janet McIntyre referring to the now toxic levels of water on her land, which neighbors a fracking site. McIntyre said her entire family, including their pets, suffered from a wide array of health problems including projectile vomiting and skin rashes, indicative of other families' symptoms in the areas surveyed. Other symptoms include sinus, respiratory, fatigue, and mood problems.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Why The FDA Has Never Looked At Some Of The Additives In Our Food

food additivesCompanies have added thousands of ingredients to foods with little to no government oversight. That's thanks...

Reports to Feds on deadly bacteria outbreaks arrived late

supre bugsReports alerting federal officials that contaminated medical scopes appeared to be spreading deadly superbugs among hospital...

Georgia governor signs bill to legalize medical marijuana

Nathan DealGeorgia Gov. Nathan Deal, signed a bill Thursday legalizing medical marijuana in the state, but questions...

Big Tobacco Sues FDA Over New Packaging Guidelines

big tobaccoThe nation's largest tobacco companies are suing the Food and Drug Administration over recent guidelines that...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!