hydraulic fracturing

Pennsylvania’s Watersheds Contaminated With Radioactive Materials & Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals From Release Of Treated Fracking Wastewater,…

The release of “treated” wastewater from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations in Pennsylvania has led to regional watersheds being contaminated with radioactive materials, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and heavy metals, according to a new study from researchers at Penn State, Colorado State, and Dartmouth.