2021-03-04 11:29:12

New Report Zeroes In On Fracking Pollution


Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Kristina Marusic about fracking pollution.

A new report on the health impact of fracking-related pollution in the bodies of residents is offering a sobering look at the extractive industry. Environmental Health News reporter Kristina Marusic tested samples from a 3 households in Washington County, Western Pennsylvania whose homes are surrounded by fracking wells and what she found was that people are being exposed to dangerous chemicals that impact their physical and mental health.

Kristina Marusic, reporter with Environmental Health News, covering environmental health and justice issues. She is the author of the new report, “Fractured,” an investigation of fracking pollution in western Pennsylvania.

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