This is why we have to stop fracking getting underway in the UK!
Judy Stone ontributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.
Judy Eckert holding water contaminated with arsenic drawn from her private well. In 2007 Guardian Exploration drilled and fracked a Marcellus well 450ft from her home, which she believes is part of the cause of her contaminated her water supply. In 2010 DEP found a waste pit buried illegally into her season high water table. To learn more about her case you can donate to receive a copy of Triple Divide — a Public Herald documentary on fracking. - courtesy © J.B.Pribanic
“The oil and gas industry says that these health problems are not proven to be caused by fracking. That is partially true—especially since agencies like the PA DEP have actively hidden complaints or even failed to test the water of residents, as Public Herald reported. With the new head of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, determined to dismantle the agency and its protections, we will likely never have definitive proof. Some health problems, as cancer and some neurologic problems also take years to develop after an exposure.”