HEAL reacts to fracking and EDCs link

New evidence published in December prompted renewed calls from the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) for the EU environmental impact assessment to address shale gas fracking in Europe.

Research published in Endocrinology confirms fears that shale gas fracking can release harmful chemicals into the environment, and thereby menace public health, according to HEAL. Ensuring that the EU environmental impact assessment law includes shale gas activities is a crucial step towards addressing human health threats associated with the release of fracking chemicals.

Read more here http://www.env-health.org/resources/press-releases/article/eu-environmental-assessment-law

Post provided by campaign secretariat HEAL