Our Case Manager, Jessa Chabeau, had the opportunity to take part in the PA National Association of Social Workers conference September 16th - 19th. In addition to networking with other social workers, Jessa had the opportunity to present our work, "Reducing Stress and Enhancing Resilience: A Model".
What do sleep disruption, headache, throat irritation, stress or anxiety, cough, shortness of breath, sinus problems, fatigue, nausea, and wheezing have in common? These are the most commonly reported health symptoms near fracking, as described in a new research paper by EHP. This important research adds to our growing understanding of association between symptoms and exposure to unconventional natural gas development. Full report, here.
Have questions about injection wells? Join us on Thursday, October 5th from 6:30 – 7:30pm to learn more about injection wells from organizations and residents working on this issue, nationwide. Reserve your spot now: http://bit.ly/injectionwells
Check out the 2nd article of a 2-part series on "The Right to a Healthy Home". This article brings in the ideas of rights, and lists several declared rights that fracking violates.
Our comments on the "Association Between Unconventional Natural Gas Development in the Marcellus Shale and Asthma Exacerbations" paper.
The Environmental Health Project (EHP) is a nonprofit public health organization that assists and supports residents of Southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond who believe their health has been, or could be, impacted by unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD, commonly known as “fracking”). Our team of medical professionals, community service professionals, and public health scientists is here to help!
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