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Fracking: Toxicology & Public Health Concerns

February 1, 20139 min
Should you be concerned about fracking or hydraulic fracturing? It could be causing a public health environmental hazard.Are you concerned about fracking or hydraulic fracturing?It's an extremely water-intensive process where millions of gallons of fluid, typically a mix of water, sand, and chemicals, are injected underground at high pressure to fracture the rock surrounding an oil or gas well. Dr. Bernard D Goldstein, MD, discusses his presentation on the subject to the Society of Toxicology's March annual meeting in San Antonio TX, raising public health, environmental and cultural awareness and issues.

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