February 24, 2018

Natural Gas Operations From a Public Health Perspective

Theo Colborn, Carol Kwiatkowski, Kim Schultz, and Mary Bachran

The technology to recover natural gas depends on undisclosed types and amounts of toxic chemicals. A list of 944 products containing 632 chemicals used during natural gas operations was compiled. Literature searches were conducted to determine potential health effects of … Continue reading

Drilling Around the Law

Dusty Horwitt, Environmental Working Group

Companies that drill for natural gas and oil are skirting federal law and injecting toxic petroleum distillates into thousands of wells, threatening drinking water supplies from Pennsylvania to Wyoming. Federal and state regulators, meanwhile, largely look the other way.

Based on a six-month investigation of … Continue reading

TEDX to NYC Council: “The western experience should be taken seriously by those in the East”

Theo Colborn, The Endocrine Disruption Exchange

To: Council member James Gennaro
Re: Oversight Hearing – Natural Gas Drilling in the New York City Drinking Watershed
From: Theo Colborn, PhD

In response to your letter of August 27, 2008 in which you invited me to attend and testify during a hearing … Continue reading