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Disclosures Of Fracking Chemicals

Essential Elements to Improve Disclosure of Chemicals Used in Oil and Gas Operations

The use of chemicals is an important and potentially dangerous part of oil and gas production.

Chemical Makers Exemptions From Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules

Chemical Makers’ Exemptions from Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules

In the sixteen leading oil- and gas-producing states, manufacturers of chemicals used in fracking are largely exempt from requirements that they disclose to the public the chemicals that make up their products.

Compendium 8

Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking and Associated Gas and Oil Infrastructure

The eighth edition of PSR’s fracking “Compendium,” a collection of some 2,000 abstracts of and links to medical, scientific and investigative reports about the consequences of oil and gas drilling, fracking, and infrastructure.

Testimony

Mercury and Air Toxics PSR Testimony

PSR’s Barbara Gottlieb and Climate Ambassadors Janis B. Petzel, MD and Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN, FANA, testified in support of the EPA reaffirming and strengthening the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants rule.

Webinar: Fracking with PFAS in Colorado

PSR webinar featuring Dusty Horwitt, author of our report on fracking chemicals in Colorado, and Sonya Lunder of Sierra Club.

Fracking With Forever Chemicals In Colorado

Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in Colorado

PSR report analyzing industry data to document that companies have used PFAS (and/or substances that could degrade into PFAS) in drilling and fracking for oil and gas in Colorado.

Testimony

PSR Testimony on Toxic Mercury Pollution

PSR Environment & Health Program Director Barbara Gottlieb testified on the need for the EPA to reinstate their Mercury and Air Toxics rule, which limits toxic air and water pollution from coal-fired power plants.

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Video: Fracking with Your Health

Physicians for Social Responsibility aren’t fracking with your health. It’s time our energy sources did the same.

Fracking With Forever Chemicals Slides

Fracking with “Forever Chemicals”: Slideshow

Slide presentation summarizing PSR’s latest report, “Fracking with ‘Forever’ Chemicals.”

Fracking With Forever Chemicals

Fracking with “Forever Chemicals”

New PSR report on the use of PFAS, sometimes called “forever chemicals”, in oil and gas operations.