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Through the generosity of people like you, our work has made a difference in the lives of many in our community. Your gift to EHP allows us to improve communities by responding to individuals’ and communities’ need for access to accurate, timely and trusted public health information and health services associated with natural gas extraction.

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Final Fall Tour Presentation

EHP is convening a final fall tour presentation on Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30pm at the Westmoreland County Community College: Bushy Run Center. As with our previous fall tour dates, we will be discussing Environmental Exposures, Public Health, Emergency Preparedness, and Public Information. 


This will be our first fall tour presentation in Westmoreland County, and we look forward to providing timely, accurate, and trusted information to residents who are concerned about the risks involved in natural gas extraction activities.

Air Quality Meeting

A public event for anyone living with or concerned about unconventional oil and gas development. This meeting will take place on Tuesday, December 8th at 6:30pm at the Washington County Heritage Public Library


For more information, click here.

The Case for an Unconventional Natural Gas Development Health Registry

EHP’s White Paper is now online

EHP’s Medical Toolkit is now available!

The purpose of this toolkit is to inform health care providers of current information regarding the contribution of shale gas development exposure to disease causation or exacerbation of pre-existing conditions.

To find out more information, click here!

The Environmental Health Project Presents:

Fall Tour 2015

Information you can use to understand the environmental, health and public policy impacts of unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD).

To find out more information, on times and locations, click here.

Information on children’s health and shale gas development near schools is now available!

Click here to view these new handouts for parents, pediatricians and nurses.

A recent Community Monitoring Project shows health effects and exposure to air pollution near a compressor station. For more information on this joint effort by EHP and  the community, click here.

Free Service! CATTfish Water Monitoring

You can easily monitor your well water for changes in quality with  a CATTFish Water Monitor. For more information on our easy to use water monitoring device, click here.

EHP’s Protocol for Speck Air Monitoring is now available!

As shale gas development increases, so do reports of illness. Illnesses or conditions reported may be persistent, transient,
intermittent, or potentially chronic. For this reason, EHP has written a White Paper on The Case for an Unconventional Natural Gas Development Health Registry. To read the full paper, click here.

To view the agenda from the UNGD Health Registry Workshop, hosted by EHP, click here.

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For More Information please contact:

Raina Rippel, Director
SWPA Environmental Health Project
2001 Waterdam Plaza Drive, Suite 201,
McMurray, PA 15317

Open Monday — Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.