Health Impacts, Studies

Total Ban on Fracking Urged by Health Experts: 1,500 Studies Showed ‘Damning’ Evidence of Threats to Public Health, Climate – June 2019

Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking (Unconventional Gas and Oil Extraction) Sixth Edition – June 2019

Concerned Health Professionals of NY’s Compendium of Scientific, Medical and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking – Fifth Edition – March 2018

Video: Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global – January 30, 2018

Earthwork’s NY’s Energy Crossroads – How the State’s climate goals clash with natural gas infrastructure – February 2018

SWPA EHP Important for Health Care Providers

SWPA EHP NYS Compressor Report Brief October 2017

Health Effects Associated With Stack Chemical Emissions from New York State Gas Compressor Stations: 2008-2014 – Released October, 2017

Air Pollution Linked to Higher Stroke Mortality – Nov. 17, 2016

Millennium to pay for health study, April 27, 2016

Concerned Health Professionals of NY 4th edition of Compendium of Scientific, Medical and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking – April 20, 2016

PSE Healthy Energy Report, “The Impact of Methane Leakage on Achieving Clean Power Plan Emission Goals”– January 27, 2016

US Health Professionals Call for Moratorium on Fossil Fuel Infrastructure to Protect Public Health– September 3, 2015

Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) Resolution about Health Impacts from Shale Gas Infrastructure – May 2015

Letter from 42 groups and individuals to Gov. Cuomo, DEC Connissioner Martens and DOH Commissioner Zucker, Feb. 2015

Summary on Compressor Stations and Health Impacts
published by Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project – February 24, 2015

Air concentration of volatile compounds near oil and gas production: ac immunity-based exploratory study
published in Environmental Health

Compendium of Scientific, Medical and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking (Unconventional Gas and Oil Extraction)3rd edition
By Concerned Health Professionals of NY – October 14, 2015

Radioactive Danger of Pigging Stations and Release of Lead 210 and Polonium 210
by Paul Moskowitz, PhD in Nuclear Physics, July 31, 2014

Potential Health Impacts of Gas Infrastructure.
By Larysa Dyrszka M.D., and Paul Moskowitz Ph.D. (Physics), P.E. – July 8, 2014

Video of Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil [and gas] and Bad Air on the Texas Prairie
February 2014

Studies: Links Between Fracking and Smog Pollution Stronger Than State Claims
By Forrest Wilder – April 17, 2014

Air Pollution and Hydraulic Fracturing: Better Monitoring, Planning & Tracking of Health Effects Needed in TX
March 27, 2014

PSE Study Citation Database on Shale Gas & Tight Oil Development

Understanding Exposures from Natural Gas Drilling Puts Current Air Standards to the Test
Brown, D., Weinberger, B., Lewis, C., Bonaparte, H., Reviews on Environmental Health, March 2014.

Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil and Bad Air on the Texas Prairie
February 2014

Health impacts of gas and oil development: key resources
Compiled by Nadia Steinzor, Earthworks’Oil& Gas Accountability Project – Last updated January 2014

Air Quality and Climate Impacts of Shale Gas Operations
Presented by Matt Walker, Clean Air Council  – December 12, 2013

How’s the Weather?: Natural Gas Drilling, Air Pollution and the Weather An Air Exposure Model
November 2013

Algonquin Incremental Market Project (AIM Project) Spectra Energy Corp.
Presented by Wilma Subra – October 2013

“Investigating Links Between Shale Gas Development and Health Impacts Thorough a Community Survey Project in Pennsylvania”
New Solutions Journal, Vol. 23(1) 55-83, 2013
Nadia Steinzor, Wilma Subra, Lisa Sumi

Estimation of Regional Air-Quality Damages from Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Extraction in Pennsylvania
Published in: Environmental Research Letters, v. 8, no. 1, #014017, Jan-Mar. 2013, p. 1-8
By Aviva Litovitz, Aimee E. Curtright, Shmuel Abramzon, Nicholas Burger, Constantine Samaras 

Fort Worth Natural Gas Air Quality Study
By Michael O. Pring, Regi Oommen, and John Wilhelmi – August 15, 2012

Luzerne County Citizens for Clean Air
Wilma Subra & Health Effects from Gas Drilling – July 13, 2012

Town of DISH, Texas Ambient Air Monitoring Analysis Final Report
Prepared by Wolf Eagle Environmental – September 15, 2009

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)