Major Rise in Birth Defects in Fracking Areas

Major Rise in Birth Defects in Fracking Areas

“A team of researchers found preliminary evidence of something gone wrong when they looked at the patterns of birth defects in newborn babies in Colorado.  The researchers found that babies whose mothers lived in close proximity to multiple oil and gas wells were 30% more likely to be born with defects in their heart than babies born to mothers who did not live close to oil and gas wells.”

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