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HEALTH CONSULTATION – Dimock Groundwater Site

Based on groundwater samples taken in Dimock, PA, during a completion (i. e. fracking) moratorium in 2012, which contained a plethora of health affecting chemicals, the ATSDR comes to the conclusion that consumption of that water might or does pose a significant risk for human health and that in some instances, due to its methane …

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An evaluation of water quality in private drinking water wells near natural gas extraction sites in the Barnett Shale Formation

An evaluation of water quality in private drinking water wells near natural gas extraction sites in the Barnett Shale Formation Author(s): Brian E. Fontenot (UT Arlington) Date: 07.2013 Source / Publisher: Environmental Science & Technology Key findings: The study found arsenic levels in groundwater within 3 km of gas installations at levels nearly 18 times …

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Chronic exposure to arsenic, estrogen, and their combination causes increased growth and transformation in human prostate epithelial cells

This research has found that low doses of arsenic and estrogen together – even at levels low enough to be considered “safe” for humans if they were on their own – can cause cancer in prostate cells. Bibliography: Justin Treas, Tulika Tyagi and Kamaleshwar P. Singh Chronic exposure to arsenic, estrogen, and their combination causes …

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