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Potential Health Complications from Drilling Chemicals

Studies have identified nearly 650 different chemicals used in the drilling and fracking process, many of which are highly toxic and can endanger nearby communities.  The following chart reveals the 45 most common chemicals used during oil and gas development and each chemical’s human health impact.[i]/[ii]

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"He's more like a mad king. And this monarch has control over the crown jewels of America's #publiclands. They are not in safe hands." @SecretaryZinke
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"There is no scenario in which the United States could become self-sufficient — much less 'energy dominant' — in uranium." @MiriamWasser
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How the Grand Canyon could be the next target for uranium mining:

Trump administration ignores market realities and endangers tribes and the Colorado River. https://t.co/AURXMCH1VK https://t.co/t5WnuCY984
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Walter Cruickshank, acting director of @Interior's BOEM contradicts @SecretaryZinke on Florida offshore drilling exemption. #FlipFlop ( https://t.co/WQGkjreOUc

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