A new study lists 17 chemicals “dangerous chemicals linked to breast cancer.”
Study lists dangerous chemicals linked to breast cancer
They include chemicals in gasoline, diesel and other vehicle exhaust, flame retardants, stain-resistant textiles, paint removers, and disinfection byproducts in drinking water.
Most of the chemicals are petroleum based. Here are a few mentioned:
- Benzene – recently detected in Denton during flowback operations.
- methylene chloride – found at surprisingly high levels in the gas patch.
- styrene – detected in the Hallowich well water
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Sharon Wilson is considered a leading citizen expert on the impacts of shale oil and gas extraction. She is the go-to person whether it’s top EPA officials from D.C., national and international news networks, or residents facing the shock of eminent domain and the devastating environmental effects of natural gas development in their backyards.
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