Study: Many common chemicals found in fracking fluid

Study: Many common chemicals found in fracking fluid

USA Today | November 12, 2014 | by Trevor Hughes

Fracking fluid used to help boost oil well production contains many of the same chemicals found in toothpaste, laundry detergent and laxatives, a new study says. …But fracking has also unlocked vast reserves of American oil and gas, helping bring energy independence and drive down the cost of gasoline.

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