University of Missouri

Exposure to chemicals used in fracking may cause pre-cancerous lesions in mice

US researchers have found that female mice exposed to mixtures of chemicals used in unconventional oil and gas (UOG) operations during prenatal development had abnormal mammary glands in adulthood. Some even developed pre-cancerous mammary lesions.

Exposure to chemicals released during fracking may harm fertility — study

More than 15 million Americans live within a one-mile radius of unconventional oil and gas (UOG) operations.