Higher risk of congenital abnormalities and preterm birth linked to fracking wells in Canada

By Matilda Handsley-Davis
Updated April 7 2022 - 11:41pm, first published 11:00pm
Canadian researchers found a significantly higher incidence of congenital anomalies in babies born to mothers who lived within 10 kilometres of at least one fracking well. Picture: Shutterstock

A new study by Canadian researchers has reported links between adverse pregnancy outcomes and living near fracking sites.

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