Thursday, October 6, 2011

When Doctors Are Concerned, We Should All Be Concerned

"More than 250 pediatricians, family practitioners, endocrinologists, oncologists and other doctors, along with the Medical Societies of at least seven upstate counties and the regional office of the American Academy of Pediatricians, wrote to Governor Cuomo, warning that the state of New York has failed to analyze public health impacts of hydraulic fracturing in its rush to approve permits for drilling."

Click here for info and to read the letter.

Those of us living on the Barnett Shale have been asking why comprehensive health studies were never performed before all the drilling and fracking begin close to 10 years ago. Of course, our Texas Department of Health Services likes to make excuses for all the increase of health issues in north Texas.

Click here for map of the massive increase of wells since 2003 in the Barnett Shale.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This makes me sad. I love living here in North Texas. I love my community and friends but if something isn't done to stop the madness, I am gone.