Fracking’s use of EPA-approved toxic chemicals shows again that regulators prioritize industry over health July 15, 2021

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Through Freedom of Information Act requests, Physicians for Social Responsibility, a health-care professional environmental advocacy group, found that in 2011 the EPA approved the use of PFAS and PFAS precursors — chemicals that break down into PFAS — in fracking. It found that these chemicals have been used in more than 1,200 wells in six states between 2012 and 2020.

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