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Childhood hematologic cancer and residential proximity to oil and gas development

Oil and gas development emits known hematological carcinogens, such as benzene, and increasingly occurs in residential areas. This study found, among others, that young persons (0–24 years old) in Colorado with ALL (Acute Lymphatic Leukemia) were most likely to live close to oil and gas wells. Abstract Background Oil and gas development emits known hematological …

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Chronic Oral Toxicity Values for Chemicals Present in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids, Flowback and Produced Waters

Concerns have been raised about potential public health effects that may arise if hydraulic fracturing-related chemicals were to impact drinking water resources. This study presents an overview of the chronic oral toxicity values—specifically, chronic oral reference values (RfVs) for noncancer effects, and oral slope factors (OSFs) for cancer—that are available for a list of 1,173 …

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Hydraulic fracturing for natural gas: impact on health and environment

This brief review of the scientific literature on health and environmental impacts of fracking provides up-to-date knowledge about short- and longterm negative consequences of this technique. Abstract: Shale deposits exist in many parts of the world and contain relatively large amounts of natural gas and oil. Recent technological developments in the process of horizontal hydraulic …

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Marcellus Shale gas drilling flow back water is potentially cytotoxic, cancer causing

In this first report of its kind the authors show a potential cytotoxicity and transforming activity of Marcellus shale gas mining flow back to mammalian cells. That means the study confirmed widely held suspicions concerning the carcinogenicity of fracking pollution. Key findings: Barium and Strontium were elevated in flow back water exposed cells. Flow back …

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Estrogen and Androgen Receptor Activities of Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals and Surface and Ground Water in a Drilling-Dense Region

Estrogen and Androgen Receptor Activities of Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals and Surface and Ground Water in a Drilling-Dense Region Author(s): Susan C. Nagel, Christopher D. Kassotis and Donald E. Tillitt Date: 12.2013 Source / Publisher: Endocrinology Key findings: Hormone disruptors in water supplies near fracking sites in Colorado at levels high enough to alter hormonal signaling …

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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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