Fracking Facts: Health Effects of Fracking

Isaac Orr, research fellow at The Heartland Institute, dispels some myths regarding the health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Recent studies heralded by the Colorado School of Public Health and the New York Department of Health claimed fracking resulted in birth defects in children residing near welling sites and higher rates of hospitalization in rural Pennsylvania. As Isaac Orr explains, these studies were not credible and discredited because of faulty and insufficient research. Watch the latest installment in the Fracking Facts video series, and learn the truth about fracking and its health impacts.

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