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From Asthma to Cancer, 'Blistering' New Report Details Human Cost of Fracking


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From Asthma to Cancer, 'Blistering' New Report Details Human Cost of Fracking

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

A team of researchers on Tuesday released a "blistering" report on the serious public health threats—from headaches to asthma to cancer—posed by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a process of injecting a mix of water and chemicals into rocks to release oil and natural gas.