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Monitoring the health impacts of fracking and related industry

Are you interested in tracking the long term fracking-related health effects you and your community are experiencing? Would you like to be a part of the research on fracking and health which may influence lawmakers and physicians? Would you like to feel less alone in your fracking-related health problems.

The Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project’s online Shale Gas & Oil Health Registry allows individuals and communities to complete detailed questions regarding health problems exacerbated by fracking. The registry is for anyone living within 5 miles of any fracking activity, including sandmines, truck traffic, and pipelines.

The Shale Gas & Oil Health Registry is a useful tool for those seeking to track the health of themselves and their families, as well as those interested in having an impact by being a part of research. Join us on Wednesday February 28th at 1:00pm EST to hear more about EHP’s health registry, including an interactive demo and a question and answer session.

About our presenter:

Sarah Roberts is from the Ozarks of Arkansas, and received her BS in Sociology and Psychology from Portland State University in Portland, OR. She is currently a master’s student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. Sarah is interested in environmental justice, rural mental health, and working with Native American communities. She was inspired to work with rural Appalachian communities by her deep connection to her grandparent’s farm in the region.

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