PSE in the Media

Providing scientific perspective on energy-related issues is built into PSE’s mission. “PSE in the Media” features a selection of media coverage on our research and expert commentary. For media relations assistance, go to the Press Room.

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PSE in the Media August 24, 2017

That’s A Lot Of People!

An estimated 17.6 million people live within a mile of an active oil or gas well, according to a peer-reviewed study published Wednesday in Environmental Health Perspectives.

Politico Morning Energy

PSE in the Media August 23, 2017

17 Million Americans Live Close To Active Oil, Gas Wells: Study

Around 17.6 million Americans live within a mile of an active oil or gas well, according to a study published Wednesday. This implies that these many people have a higher risk of being hospitalized for various medical issues such as heart and neurological problems, cancers and increased asthma incid

International Business Times

PSE in the Media August 23, 2017

18M Americans live within a mile of oil or gas wells — study

Almost 18 million Americans live within a mile of an active oil or gas well, with especially high percentages of residents of West Virginia, Oklahoma and Ohio falling in that category, according to a new study.

E&E News

PSE in the Media February 20, 2017

Fossil fuels foe calls proposed pipelines ‘climate disasters’

Citing PSE study data, an organization that describes its mission as exposing the true costs of fossil fuels contends that two proposed pipelines “would together contribute as much greenhouse gas pollution as 45 coal-fired power plants.”

The Roanoke Times