Unconventional #oil, gas drilling, like #fracking, could harm young brains nearby #energy

Unconventional #oil, gas drilling, like #fracking, could harm young brains nearby #energy

Multiple pollutants found in the air and water near fracked oil and gas sites are linked to brain problems in children, according to a science review published today.

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