The Environmental Health Project (EHP) is dedicated to providing resources to clients, residents, and community organizations to enhance their understanding of the potential health risks associated with unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD or “fracking”).
Research & Factsheets
Methane Pollution & Public Health
Community Meeting on Childhood Cancers: Janice Blanock
Summary of Community Meeting on Childhood Cancers
Community Meeting on Childhood Cancers
Injection Wells 101 – Finding a Place for our Fracking Waste
Children’s Health and "Fracking"
Shale Gas & Oil Health Registry & Resource Network
Community & Psychosocial Effects of Oil & Gas Development 3-Part Webinar Series
Featuring EHP’s Jessa Chabeau, MSW; Lydia Greiner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Lenore Resick, PhD, CRNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Natural Gas Compressor Stations: Addressing Community Concerns, Assessing Emissions and Health Impacts
Workshop on Risks of Unconventional Shale Gas Development
National Research Council, featuring EHP’s David Brown, ScD
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
CDC/ATSDR Guidance on the Interpretation and Blood Laboratory Analyses for VOCs
OSHA/NIOSH Hazard Alert
PSE Study Citation Database on Shale & Tight Gas Development
Pig launcher. Photo courtesy of Bob Donnan.