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Data Sources & Links of Interest

 

STATE OIL AND GAS DATA 

U.S. FEDERAL DATA

General
Fractracker


Colorado

Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

 

Pennsylvania

PADEP Oil & Gas Reporting

 

Ohio

Ohio Dept Natural Resources, Oil & Gas

 

Texas

Railroad Commission of Texas

 

Wyoming

Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission

 

North Dakota

ND Dept Mineral Rights Oil & Gas

USGS Reports:

Radium Content of Oil- and Gas-Field Produced Waters

in the Northern Appalachian Basin (USA):

Summary and Discussion of Data. Sep 2011.

 

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas

Resources of the Devonian Marcellus Shale of

the Appalachian Basin Province. Aug 2011.

 

Are Seismicity Rate Changes in the Midcontinent

Natural or Manmade? April 2011

 

USEPA Reports:

Pavillion WY, Groundwater Investigation (ongoing)

 

Geospatial Data

Pennsylvannia Spatial Data Access (PASDA)

Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Comm GIS (COGCC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HEALTH RESOURCES

NLM TOXMAP: United States National Library of Medicine's TOXMAP provides information on the toxic chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.

 

The Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment (MACCHE): MACCHE is one of 10 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs) in the US.

 

Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project: Addressing the Health Effects of Natural Gas Drilling in Southwest Pennsylvania

 

The Endocrine Disruption Exchange: TEDX focuses on the problems associated with endocrine disruption attributable to synthetic chemicals found in the general environment. TEDX provides practical scientific information to academicians, policy makers, environmental and public health agencies, community-based groups, health-support organizations, physicians, the media, and concerned citizens, and when appropriate advocate for policy changes that serve its mission.

 

Environment and Human Health, Inc.: Environment and Human Health, Inc., is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to protecting human health from environmental harms through research, education and the promotion of sound public policy. Environment and Human Health, Inc. is made up of doctors, public health professionals and policy experts committed to the reduction of environmental health risks to individuals.

 

Center for Healthy Environments and Communities: CHEC works to improve environmental health in Western Pennsylvania through community-based research that analyzes the social, economic, political, policy, behavioral and geographical variables associated with environmental health issues, as well as the traditional physical-chemical aspects of local environmental health problems.

 

Network for Public Health Law: In a follow up to their recent webinar, Fracking-Is It Just a Dirty Word?, the Network has created a 5-part product series on the legal issues surrounding fracking.




ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT RESOURCES

DOE Global Energy Storage Database: The DOE Global Energy Storage Database provides free, up-to-date information on grid-connected energy storage and relevant state and federal policies.  

 

NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, & Analysis Tools: database of US renewable energy resources.

 

EarthWorks Oil & Gas Accountability Project (OGAP): OGAP serves communities impacted by drilling by working to reform government policies at the federal, state, and local levels.

 

Pembina Institute: works to advance sustainable energy solutions through innovative research, education,
consulting and advocacy.

 

Post Carbon Institute: Post Carbon Institute provides individuals, communities, businesses, and governments with the resources needed to understand and respond to the interrelated economic, energy, environmental, and equity crises that define the 21st century. We envision a world of resilient communities and re-localized economies that thrive within ecological bounds.

recommended reading

Will Natural Gas Fuel America in the 21st Century?
Life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from shale gas compared to coal: An analysis of two conflicting studies
Natural Gas Report Supplements: Public Health, Agriculture, Transportation

 

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research: The Tyndall Center brings together scientists, economists, engineers and social scientists to research, assess and communicate the options to mitigate, and the necessities to adapt to, climate change, and to integrate these into the global, UK and local contexts of sustainable development.

 

The Wuppertal Institute: The Wuppertal Institute works to design transitions to a sustainable development via an interdisciplinary approach and working towards systems understanding.

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