toxic chemicals

How Colorado is preventing PFAS contamination from the oil and gas industry

August 4, 2022

Coverage in Environmental Health News of PFAS research by PSR’s Dusty Horwitt.

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PFAS: The latest toxic concern for those near fracking

August 4, 2022
Cows near a fracking site

Environmental Health News article citing PSR’s PFAS reports and quoting author Dusty Horwitt.

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New From PSR: Gaps in Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules May Pose Threat to Human Health

July 12, 2022

Our new report shows that in the 16 leading oil- and gas-producing states, chemical manufacturers are not required to disclose what fracking chemicals they use.

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CDC study finds elevated levels of PFAS in Security-Widefield residents

June 14, 2022
Cows near a fracking site

KRDO news clip featuring PSR’s Barbara Gottlieb.

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Proposed drilling could lead to more PFAS in water

May 17, 2022

Wausa Pilot & Review letter to the editor citing PSR’s fracking chemicals report

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New Report Details Fracking’s ‘Widespread and Severe Harm’ to Health and Climate

April 28, 2022
Cows near a fracking site

Coverage of PSR’s newest Fracking Compendium report in Common Dreams.

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Fracking Compendium 8th Edition Now Available

April 28, 2022
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PSR proudly announces the eighth edition of the fracking “Compendium,” some 2,000 abstracts of medical, scientific and investigative reports about the consequences of oil and gas drilling, fracking, and infrastructure.

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PFAS should not be used in hydraulic fracturing

February 18, 2022
Cows near a fracking site

The Denver Post editorial citing PSR’s fracking chemicals in Colorado report.

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Physician’s Group Sounds Alarm About Toxic Chemicals Being Used In Colorado

February 14, 2022
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CBS Denver TV clip featuring Dusty Horwitt, author of PSR’s fracking in Colorado report.

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New Report: Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in Colorado

January 31, 2022

PSR’s new report, Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in Colorado, documents the use of toxic, persistent PFAS chemicals in Colorado oil and gas wells. Trade secrets may obscure far wider use.

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