The Environmental Health Project (EHP) is dedicated to providing healthcare providers with information about the health effects of unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD or “fracking”). This section includes papers, presentations, factsheets, and other resources. Please see our Medical Toolbox for additional resources.
Research & Factsheets
Fundamental Chemical Toxicology with Exposure Related to Shale Gas Development
PSE/David Brown, ScD
Delaware Riverkeeper Network: The Potential Health Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing
Conference video with Raina Rippel
2012 Medical Conference Case Study #1: Rash After Showering
2012 Medical Conference Case Study #2: Child with Recurrent Sinus Infections
2012 Medical Conference Case Study #3: The Man Who Wants to be Tested for Everything
2012 Medical Conference Case Study #4: What About the Dog?
2012 Medical Conference Case Study #5: Truck Driver with a Cough
2012 Medical Conference Health Concerns from Unconventional Gas Extraction
Additional Resources and Links
A User's Guide to FracTracker
Map of Unconventional Gas Production in Greene and Washington Counties
Map of Unconventional Gas Production in SWPA
OSHA/NIOSH Hazard Alert
CDC/ATSDR Guidance on the Interpretation and Blood Laboratory Analyses for VOCs
PSE Study Citation Database on Shale & Tight Gas Development
Photo by Ted Auch. Morrow Co. Ohio Fishburn Township Class II Well. October 2015. Provided by The FracTracker Alliance on FracTracker.org.