Wednesday, December 12, 2012

How Much Does Ohio Legislation Limit Release of Vital Fracking Chemical Information to Doctors?

From Midwest Energy News:
Each year, tanker trucks carrying fracking fluid or fracking wastewater log hundreds of miles on Ohio’s rural roads. What if one crashes into a car and tips, injuring and spilling fracking fluid on the car’s passenger?
Or what if gas-laden wastewater explodes, destroying an on-site impoundment  and drenching onlookers with the chemical-laden water?
Accidents like these have happened before, and they can expose people to fracking fluid or wastewater, which holds a cocktail of potentially hazardous chemicals.
Would doctors treating the accident victims know what they’d been exposed to?
Read the entire article here. 

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