1.4 Million Live In High-Risk Zones Near Oil And Gas Production

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1.4 Million Live In High-Risk Zones Near Oil And Gas Production
Researchers identify an elevated risk of cancer and birth defects for people living within 500 feet of active oil and gas production.
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Our Newsy documentary "Blowout" is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video and Newsy platforms including Roku and Fire TV. 

As part of this project, an original Newsy analysis found an estimated 1.4 million people across the U.S. living in high-risk zones for cancer near active oil and gas production. See our interactive map for more details.

And read more reporting from our "Blowout" partners at The Center for Public IntegrityThe Texas Tribune and The Associated Press.