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The Endocrine Disruption Exchange's pioneering work on the health effects of the hundreds of chemicals used in fracking and other stages of natural gas production. Health Effects Spreadsheet and Summary. The list currently contains nearly 1,000 products, but it is by no means complete
Catskill Citizens provides comprehensive Newsroom and Learn More sections. Among the articles and reports you'll find are Gas Drilling Doublespeak Categories Fracking Oil & Gas. Landowners Say Companies Kept Them in the Dark on Risks, Deadly Gas Industry Coverup Revealed by NC5 and Leaked Congressional Report: Even 'Fracking' Companies Can't Identify All the Chemicals They Use.