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For Immediate Release: May 3, 2012
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CDC/ATSDR Hydraulic Fracturing Statement
CDC and ATSDR do not have enough information to say with certainty whether natural gas extraction and production activities including hydraulic fracturing pose a threat to public health. We believe that further study is warranted to fully understand potential public health impacts.
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