Some of the advocates for Fracking seek to dismiss the concern about health risks as fear mongering. This document, assembled by health professionals, organizes and summarizes the facts available more than a year ago. There are even more now (see Links). However this compendium has been compiled to be accessible for decision makers and the public.
There is no question that fracking is dangerous and damaging to the environment. Someone said that “its hard to make someone see something when their paycheck depends on not seeing it.” We have too many who have been blinded by the prospect of “mailbox money” that comes from deep in the earth. Now we see that there is no free ride.