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  • AirWaterGas.org is a Sustainability Research Network with expert teams contributing to 11 target areas including air and water quality, wastewater treatment, and health effects.
  • Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments provides basic information on fracking, health effects, and ways for nurses to be involved in advocacy around this issue.
  • American Public Health Association published a policy statement on the environmental and occupational health impacts of high-volume hydraulic fracturing of unconventional gas reserves.
  • Center for Biological Diversity is working to halt new oil and gas development on some of America’s most important public lands and in all U.S. waters.
  • Center for Environmental Health has a variety of resources available on fracking and prenatal outcomes from maternal exposure.
  • Earthjustice works through the courts on behalf of citizen groups, scientists, and other parties to ensure government agencies and private interests follow the law.
  • Earthworks publishes numerous in-depth reports and provides fact sheets on a wide variety of oil and gas issues.
  • Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is working to help reduce the impact of oil and gas production on health and the environment through independent and collaborative research and advocacy.
  • Environmental Health Center-Dallas, Texas is a complete testing and treatment facility for chemically-sensitive adults and children.
  • Environmental Working Group (EWG) has published multiple reports highlighting the risks oil and gas production pose to human and environmental health.
  • Food & Water Watch features reports, fact sheets, blogs, videos and publications relating to shale oil and gas development.
  • FracFocus is a hydraulic fracturing chemical registry database providing public access to the chemicals and products used at individual oil and gas well sites.
  • FracTracker Alliance provides maps, photos, and videos to communicate the risks of oil and gas development.
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) provides numerous resources including reports, articles, videos and blogs relating to dirty energy sources including oil and natural gas.
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility addresses health concerns associated with hydraulic fracturing including interviews with experts in the field.
  • Physicians Scientists & Engineers for Healthy Energy (PSE) is a nonprofit research and policy institute providing continuing medical education courses and publications around multiple energy issues. They maintain a Shale and Tight Gas Citation Database with links to hundreds of articles published on unconventional oil and natural gas extraction.
  • ShaleTest is a non-profit organization that will collect environmental data, and provide environmental testing to lower income families and neighborhoods that are effected by natural gas exploration.
  • SkyTruth uses satellite imagery and remote sensing data to create maps including the FracFinder maps, focusing on the Marcellus Shale, and an infrared map of natural gas flaring around the world.
  • Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project provides information and medical assistance to residents impacted by natural gas drilling activities and resources for healthcare providers.
  • Union of Concerned Scientists has created a fracking informational toolkit to provide advice and resources when weighing the prospects and risks of shale oil or gas development in your region.