Report or Study:  Duke Study: Rivers Contaminated With Radium and Lead From Thousands of Fracking Wastewater Spills

Date:  2019

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Thousands of oil and gas industry wastewater spills in North Dakota have caused “widespread” contamination from radioactive materials, heavy metals and corrosive salts, putting the health of people and wildlife at risk.

Topics:  birth outcomes, Children, Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Fracking / Gas Development, Natural Gas, Petrochemicals, Public Health, radioactivity

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Report or Study Link:   https://www.ecowatch.com/duke-study-rivers-contaminated-with-radium-and-lead-from-thousands-of--1891128813.html?xrs=RebelMouse_fb&ts=1574622316

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Article Link/URL:   https://www.ecowatch.com/duke-study-rivers-contaminated-with-radium-and-lead-from-thousands-of--1891128813.html?xrs=RebelMouse_fb&ts=1574622316