Fracking Opponents Gather in Albany

December 11th, 2014

“Benzene shows up everywhere fracking goes. Benzene is a potent human carcinogen. It’s been detected in the urine of wellpad workers at levels known to raise risks for leukemia. It’s been found in drinking water wells contaminated by fracking operations, and in ambient air at nearby residences. In some cases, concentrations have far exceeded federal safety standards. Such exposures represent significant public health risks.” WNYT.com covers Dr. Steingraber with Concerned Health Professionals of New York releasing the 2nd Edition of the “Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking.” Watch the clip