A hidden report for Britain’s most senior ministers has revealed that the promise of a UK shale gas boom has been dramatically exaggerated by government and fracking companies. Government has known for almost two years that the number of wells likely to flow shale gas from fractures

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Fracking is linked to breast cancer: Chemicals used in high-pressure oil and gas extraction cause uncontrolled cell division Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5363003/Fracking-linked-breast-cancer.

Previous research reveals cancer is caused by uncontrolled cell division This occurs when mice are exposed to chemical levels of those in fracking areas Fracking involves drilling into the earth before inserting a high-pressure mixture Although this releases gas and oil, chemicals can contaminate local water  One in eight

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