The Colorado School of Public Health completed a study in Colorado that showed a significantly increased cancer risk for people living near oil and gas operations. They found a person living near oil and gas wells are over 8 times more at risk to developing cancer than highest allowable thresholds under the EPA permit. We need to change our energy system and economy now. We should not have to choose between having energy and our health. We can have both with some ingenuity, leadership and collective will. The time is now. Lets work together to build an energy system that meets our needs without poisoning our people.
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