Public Health Issues

Center for Disease Control, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Press Release:ATSDR Leroy Township report finds elevated well water chemicals - Exact cause of elevated levels unclear (November 7, 2011)

Click here to read the ATSDR Public Health Consultation Referenced in the Press Release Above


Potential Health Effects of Marcellus Shale Activities: The Need for Public Health Surveillance by Bernard D. Goldstein, MD, Interim Director, Center for Healthy Environments and Communities, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Dean Emeritus, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

"Marcellus Shale Gas Extraction: Public Health Impacts and Visualizations of Enviornmental Health Threats" a powerpoint presentation by Dr. Conrad Volz, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health


 See Also: Other Issues--Air Quality