Claims of Fracking Health Impacts Rich With Emotion, But Lack Proof

Claims of Fracking Health Impacts Rich With Emotion, But Lack Proof

January 30, 2013
Originally published in The Colorado Observer

“I don’t want to impugn anyone’s particular symptoms, but if your property or person is affected, you have recourse in the courts,” said William Yeatman, an energy-policy analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Independence Institute. “If there is a genuine medical problem, you have every right to seek remuneration.”

“Is the regulatory arena the proper place to adjudicate case-by-case allegations of medical harm? I would suggest not,” he said.