Conservative estimates are that over 10,000 people die every
Year because of Radon Gas associated with Fracking. You can sue the companies and they will pay but they will want a gagging order.
The real number of deaths is going to be much higher when you consider the fracking companies all flout the law about “Hamat” or Hazardous chemicals.
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, radon presents a high risk of developing lung cancer. About 21,000 deaths from lung cancer linked to inhalation of radon gas occur each year
Radon is released with methane during the extraction process of hydrofracking. This is true wherever fracking is done.
The shale and gas in the Marcellus areas of Pennsylvania has proven to be more highly radioactive than other, more distant shale plays, which have previously supplied New York’s gas. Radon is more of a concern the closer the supply, because there is less time for the radioactivity to dissipate. It is estimated that gas from Pennsylvania would travel to NYC within one day’s time. During winter months, when demand is higher, gas is delivered faster, and, with apartment windows tending to be closed, the risk would be even greater.
Professor James W Ring . Professor Emeritus Hamilton College
These are the facts that are denied by the Fracking companies and people who think they are gaining from this.
Many animals and other life forms are also dying and this can now be described as a worse ecological disaster than the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs.
The cause of it is Greed.