Air Toxics One Report: Oil Companies Used Millions of Air-Polluting Chemicals in Los Angeles Neighborhoods
An Analysis from the Center for Biological Diversity, Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles,
Communities for a Better Environment, and the
Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment,
EPA Needs to Improve Air Emissions Data for the Oil and Natural Gas Production Sector
EPA Office of Inspector General, Report No. 13-P-0161, Feb, 20, 2013
An Exploratory Study of Air Quality near Natural Gas Operations
by Theo Colborn, Kim Schultz, Lucille Herrick & Carol Kwiatkowski
Peer-reviewed and accepted for publication by Human and Ecological Assessment Nov 9, 2012
Implications of Study: An Exploratory Study of Air Quality Near Natural Gas Operations
Prepared by TEDX The Endocrine Disruption Exchange, Nov., 2012
References for Study: Exploring Air Quality Near Natural Gas Operations
Authors: Theo Colborn, Kim Schultz, Lucille Herrick, Carol Kwiatkowski Nov, 2012
Outdoor Air: Oil and Natural Gas Production
An EPA site describing the airborne contaminants associated with oil and gas production.
Assessing the Emissions from the Oil and Gas Development in the Bakken Formation and Their Impact on Air Quality in National Parks
Colorado State University and National Park Service Study Posted, Nov, 2013
Emissions from Natural Gas Production in the Barnett Shale Area and Opportunities for Cost-Effective Improvements
By Al Armendariz, Ph.D.
Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering, Southern Methodist University, January 26, 2009.
Dirty Dozen: The 12 Most Commonly Used Air Toxics in Unconventional Oil Development in the Los Angeles Basin
From the Center for Biological Diversity
Impacts to Air from Marcellus Shale Gas Extractions Operations OGAP Conference
A PowerPoint on air contamination by Conrad Volz, DrPH, MPH
NE PA Marcellus Shale Short-Term Ambient Air Sample Report
A report from the PA DEP, Jan. 12, 2011.
Report to the Clean Air Council on Field Inspection and Methane Sampling Survey of Parts of Leroy, Granville and Franklin Townships Bradford County, PA
June 8, 2012 Report by Gas Safety, Inc.
Understanding exposure from natural gas drilling puts current air standards to the test
An inspection of the pathophysiological
effects of acute toxic actions reveals that
current environmental monitoring protocols are incompatible
with the goal of protecting the health of those Authors: David Brown*, Beth Weinberger, Celia Lewis and Heather BonapartePublished by DeGruyter in Reviews on Environmental Health. March, 2014
DEP Response to Clean Air Council on Report on Inspection and Methane Sampling in Bradford County, PA
Misting Ponds in Washington Count, PA
So-called misting ponds have long been used to elimate drilling waste by evaporation in the arid Southwest; now they’re being used in Pennsylvania. Summer 2010.
Uintah Basin Study Area
“High ozone levels have been measured in areas with significant oil and gas development in Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.” Results of monitoring of air quality in 2006 and 2007.
Sublette County Air Pollution Advisory: Ozone
For Upper Green River Basin/Sublette County
by Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality,
February 27, 2008.
Sublette nonattainment recommended
Rural Sublette County does not meet federal standards for ozone pollution. By Derek Farr, March 18, 2009.
Letter to EPA Urging Adoption of Strongest Possible Standards to Reduce Harmful Emissions
A letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson re: air pollutants from natural gas extractions. Signed by the American Lung Associaton, American Public Health Associaton, American Thoracic Society, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Trust for America’s Health. November 30, 2011.
Gassed! Citizen Investigation of Toxic Air Pollution from Natural Gas Development
Community based monitoring of air quality. By Global Community Monitor, July 2011.
Video: Natural Gas and Polluted Air
7 minutes, Feb 26, 2011 Garfield County is at the heart of Colorado’s natural gas gold rush. Residents there complain of air quality problems.
Air Pollution Exposure and Risk Near Unconventional Natural Gas Drill Sites: Example from Garfield County, Colorado
A Powerpoint by John Adgate, PhD, MSPH, Professor and Chair
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
University of Colorado, Spring 2012.
Worker Exposure to Silica during Hydraulic Fracturing
United States Department of Labor–The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) identified exposure to airborne silica as a health hazard to workers conducting some hydraulic fracturing operations during recent field studies.
Air Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction and Distribution Abstract
Christopher W. Moore, Barbara Zielinska, and Robert B. Jackson; National Academy of Sciences, May, 2013
Air Impacts of Gas Shale Extraction and Distribution–Powerpoint
Gabrielle Petron, National Academy of Sciences, May, 2013