Public Statements

Environmental Health Project Statement on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27)

November 16, 2022

Environmental Health Project Statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Methane Rule

November 15, 2022

 

Public Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Proposed Rule on Designation of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acid (PFOS) as CERCLA Hazardous Substances
November 7, 2022

 

Response to State Sen. Bartolotta’s 9/21/22 Letter to the PA Department of Health

October 14, 2022

 

Public Comments to the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Regarding the Air Quality Plan (PA-65-00767C) for Proposed Leachate Evaporation System at Westmoreland Sanitary Landfill

(Makenzie White, EHP Public Health Manager, and Nathan Deron, EHP Environmental Data Scientist)

September 19, 2022

Environmental Health Project (EHP) Statement on the Public Health Impacts of Blue Hydrogen Production 

August 3, 2022

Public Comments to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Re: Updating Federal Guidelines Used by Public Health Agencies to Assess and Respond to Potential Cancer Clusters in Communities (With Organizational Sign-ons)

July 25, 2022

 

Public Comments on Pennsylvania’s Shale Gas Boom: How Policy Decisions Failed to Protect  Public Health Submitted to the Pennsylvania Senate - Democratic Policy Committee 
(Alison L. Steele, EHP Executive Director)

June 2, 2022

Public Comments on Pennsylvania’s Shale Gas Boom: How Policy Decisions Failed to Protect  Public Health Submitted to the Pennsylvania Senate - Democratic Policy Committee
(Makenzie White, EHP Public Health Manager)

June 2, 2022

Public Comments to the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Regarding the Proposed Environmental Justice Policy Revision (Document Number 012-0501-002)

May 10, 2022

Public Comments on Proposal for Safe Drinking Water PFAS MCL Rule Submitted to the PA Environmental Quality Board (EQB) 

March 25, 2022

Comments on Proposed Rules on Importations of Water Into and Exportations of Water From the Delaware River Basin; Discharges of Wastewater from High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing and Related Activities

February 26, 2022

Public Comments on Proposal to Reduce Methane and Other Harmful Emissions from the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

January 28, 2022

Proposed Rulemaking: Exclusion for Identification and Listing Hazardous Waste at MAX Environmental Technologies, Inc. Bulger & Yukon Facilities (#7-566)

January 26, 2022

Public Statement on Pennsylvania DEP Final Methane/VOC Rules

December 9, 2021

Public Statement on U.S. EPA New Draft Methane Rules

November 2, 2021

PA DEP 2021 Annual Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan - EHP Comments

July 19, 2021

Public Statement on PSR Report on PFAS Used in Shale Gas Development

July 13, 2021

Public Comments on Controlling Air Pollution from the Oil and Gas Industry Before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

June 15, 2021

Comments to PA DEP Office of Environmental Justice Regarding Draft Environmental Justice Public Participation Policy

May 20, 2021

EHP Comments on Tri-County Landfill Permit

April 30, 2021

EHP Comments on Ohio EPA State Implementation Plan (SIP) of Clean Air Act

April 29, 2021

Public Statement on 2021 American Lung Association State of the Air Report

April 21, 2021

Public Statement on Gov. Wolf’s Announcement of the PULSE Solar Energy Initiative

March 25, 2021

Public Statement on Environmental Health News Investigation to Determine Levels of Chemicals in SWPA Families Living Close to Shale Gas Development

March 1, 2021

Public Statement on PA Department of Health Secretary Levine Being Tapped by Biden Administration As Assistant Health Secretary

January 19, 2021

Public Statement on Governor Wolf’s Announcement of Research Partner for Shale Gas Development Health Studies in Southwestern Pennsylvania

December 23, 2020

Public Comments on Ozone NAAQS before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project (EHP)

September 1, 2020

Call to Action from Pennsylvania Health Care Providers to Better Protect Pennsylvanians from Health Effects of Shale Gas Development (with DOH Response and EHP Memo to HCPs)

August 20, 2020

Comments on Proposed DEP Rulemaking: Control of VOC Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas Sources (#7-544)

July 27, 2020

Letter to Range Resources: Ambient Air Monitoring at Augustine Well Site in Cecil Township

July 9, 2020

Public Statement on “Report 1 of the Forty-Third Statewide Investigating Grand Jury” Regarding Shale Gas Operations

June 26, 2020

Testimony for Control of VOC Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas Sources Before the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

June 23, 2020

Public Statement on the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Oil and Gas Rule

May 27, 2020

Public Statement on Rolling Stone Article Titled “America’s Radioactive Secret”

January 22, 2020

Public Statement Regarding Governor Wolf’s Announcement Initiating Two Health Studies of Shale Gas Fracking in Southwestern Pennsylvania

November 22, 2019

 

EHP Response to 10/21 Marcellus Shale Coalition Letter to AQTAC

November 5, 2019

An Open Letter to Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health (and DOH response)

August 1, 2019

Public Statement in Response to Gradient Report on Fort Cherry School Emissions as Commissioned by Range Resources

May 31, 2019

An Open Letter to the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Epidemiology, Division of Community Epidemiology

May 1, 2019

State Department Roundtable on Unconventional Natural Gas Development (Raina Rippel)

March 18, 2014

Testimony to House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing (Jill Kriesky)

May 2, 2013