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EHP defends public health in the face of oil and gas development.

We provide frontline communities with timely monitoring, interpretation, and guidance. We engage diverse stakeholders: health professionals, researchers, community organizers, public servants, and others. We do so because knowledge protects health. 

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Residents & Communities

If you live near shale gas activity, you're not alone. Millions of people in America alone live within one mile of a shale gas well. The good news? You can take steps to better protect yourself and your loved ones from the impacts of shale gas development. View our resources.

Health Professionals

Thank you for your commitment to defending public health. EHP provides extensive resources to health professionals and public health officials across a variety of specialties. View our resources to access our Health Professional Toolkit, featured research reviews and factsheets, and more.


For 10 years, EHP has been the go-to organization for resources on shale gas development and public health. View our resources to access our community-based research, published papers, factsheets, and more. Interested in collaborating? Contact us for more information.


EHP regularly works with policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels to defend public health in the face of shale gas development. Learn more about shale gas development and associated health impacts at the link below. There, you'll also find a database of our research, factsheets, and position statements.

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