Texas To Investigate Health Risk Of Living Near Drilling Sites
image credit: Doyle Willis Jr.
Libby Willis, President of Fort Worth League of Neighborhood Associations
August 20, 2012
by: Dave Fehling
Dramatic increases in the amount of oil and gas being produced in Texas has brought with it an increase in air pollution. That could be a threat to people living near well sites. But there's conflicting information about the threat — and whether it's already meant higher cancer rates in some places. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling begins our story in North Texas.
“ The five counties where there was the most drilling saw a rise in breast cancer."
—Josh Fox narrates "The Sky is Pink"
Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.
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