Friends of the Earth Claim: Studies show fracking causes cancer in local communities

Show us one.

From Euractiv.com:

“Several peer-reviewed studies have shown that [extracion] operations and production activities significantly increase the cancer risks for communities living less than half a mile from drilling sites,” Antoine Simon, extractive industries campaigner at Friends of the Earth Europe, told EurActiv.

3 thoughts on “Friends of the Earth Claim: Studies show fracking causes cancer in local communities”

  1. I notice FOE made the statement, cited by the writers, but no links to the “many peer reviewed studies.” So, what’s in shale gas that is not in other natural gas that makes it carcinogenic for the communities near its extraction?

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