Fracking with Forever Chemicals in Colorado

Organizational Author Physicians for Social Responsibility
Resource Author Dusty Horwitt, Barbra Gottlieb, Gary Allison
Resource Type Publication
Tags Pollution

Resource Summary

Previously unpublicized information unearthed by Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) shows that a class of extremely toxic chemicals known as PFAS has been used in Colorado’s oil and gas wells since at least 2008. However, gaps in Colorado’s disclosure rules prevent the public from knowing how widely PFAS – or other toxic chemicals – have been used in oil and gas drilling and extraction. These findings raise concerns that Coloradans may unknowingly be exposed to highly hazardous substances

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