Is pollution causing childhood cancers in Canon-McMillan? October 7, 2019

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“There is now abundant scientific evidence showing that shale gas development (‘fracking’) harms the health of people by polluting the air they breathe and the water they drink with fumes and chemicals known to be toxic to humans,” said Dr. Ned Ketyer, a retired pediatrician from Peters and member of the physicians organization. The sixth edition of its compendium last spring found that 84% of more than 1,700 peer-reviewed scientific studies and reports “reveal the enormous damage being done to the health of Pennsylvania residents and communities.”

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