Rolling Stone’s Latest Anti-Fracking Report is Hilariously Awful

It’s been said many times before, but bears repeating: Rolling Stone really should stick to music.

The once revered rock magazine sustained another hard news fail this week with an article that claims a “new” and “authoritative study” proves “fracking is contaminating the air and water – and imperiling the health of millions of Americans.”

Not only is the “study” that the article is based on not new — it’s not even a study at all. It is actually a compendium of disproven anti-fracking health reports and recycled talking points that has been compiled, “peer-reviewed” and recycled for years by a pair of anti-fracking groups — Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) and Concerned Health Professionals of New York (CHPNY) — whose members are anything but impartial medical experts.

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