Fracking chemicals “imbalance” the immune system

This article discusses the harm that fracking chemicals cause to anything exposed to them. It has serious consequences to reproductive health, and the health of children.

Mice exposed to fracking chemicals during pregnancy were less able to fend off diseases; scientists say this could have major implications for people near oil and gas sites

 Chemicals commonly found in groundwater near fracked oil and gas wells appear to impair the proper functioning of the immune system, according to a lab study released today.

Over the past decade the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified dozens of chemicals used in fracking as health hazards, according to a report from the Partnership for Policy Integrity and Earthworks. However the report found the agency allowed the chemicals to be made and used, and hasn’t disclosed the chemicals to the public.

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