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Ticks creep into Canada, with lyme disease (and confusion) in tow

Reported Lyme cases in Canada increased more than six-fold between 2009 and 2016, but many patients are still struggling to get diagnosed and treated.
Community members near Braddock, Pennsylvania, gathered in March to push back against plans to frack at Edgar Thomson mill. (Credit: Mark Dixon)

Opinion: Fix trade secret law to protect precious water from fracking

There is no human behavior more dangerous than the poisoning of groundwater we depend on—which is why trade secret law must be amended to protect these precious resources from contamination by undisclosed chemicals used in oil and gas extraction.

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