Compendium of Scientific, Medical ... Findings Demonstrating Risks ... of Fracking

Type of Resource: 
Overview or opinion paper
Resource Description: 
The fifth edition of this compendium from Concerned Health Professionals
The Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and
Harms of Fracking
(the Compendium) is a fully referenced compilation of the evidence
outlining the risks and harms of fracking. It is a public, open-access document that is housed on
the websites of Concerned Health Professionals of New York ( and
Physicians for Social Responsibility (

The four earlier editions of the Compendium have been used and referenced all over the world.
The Compendium has been twice translated into Spanish: independently in 2014 by a Madridbased
environmental coalition, followed by an official translation of the third edition, which was
funded by the Heinrich Böll Foundation and launched in Mexico City in May 2016. The
Compendium has been used in the European Union, South Africa, the United Kingdom,
Australia, Mexico, and Argentina.

Publication Date: 
March 13, 2018
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