Fracking doesn’t damage your health: an impartial study

A nice review of what looks to be some very bad science.

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Anyone who has heard of fracking will have heard of horror stories of ill-health caused by fracking, summed up by Dame Vivienne Westwood’s shocking doll, supposedly showing the effects of fracking on new-borns.

(NB This is NOT Westwood 🙂 )

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Or the scaremongering of Friends of the Earth, who could not prove their claims. Poor Bosworth got tied in knots on BBC TV.fracking-sand

and the grossly misleading signs outside Maple Farm at Cuadrilla’s site in Lancashire

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Dishonest memes resulting from usual Guardian reporting

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This nonsense

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or these two Nanas afraid of getting cancer

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This type of scaremongering is the staple of anti-frackers in Britain and America.

It comes out in the newsletter of the Chartered Inst of Environmental Health in this article by the recently arrested Gina Dowding

Green view: the 10 ways fracking ‘may harm your health’

Gina Dowding

http://www.ehn-online.com/news/article.aspx?id=13110

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