Fracking is Now Leaving American Rivers Tainted With a Toxic Cocktail of Radium and Lead

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By David Gutierrez – Natural News

(NaturalNews) Thousands of spills of fracking wastewater in North Dakota alone, have heavily contaminated rivers and streams with heavy metals, radioactive materials and toxic, corrosive salts, according to a peer-reviewed study conducted by researchers from Duke University, and published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.

“Until now, research in many regions of the nation has shown that contamination from fracking has been fairly sporadic and inconsistent,” researcher Professor Avner Vengosh said. “In North Dakota, however, we find it is widespread and persistent, with clear evidence of direct water contamination from fracking.”

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