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Our three formal areas of research—Clean Energy, Energy and Environment, and Environmental Health—focus on the overlap of energy production, public health, and the natural environment. We publish vetted, scientific analyses to inform state and federal policy.

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Technical Reports November 15, 2021

An Assessment of Oil and Gas Water Cycle Reporting in California

Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH, Dominic DiGiulio, PhD, Lee Ann Hill, MPH, Jeremy Domen, MS

Peer-Reviewed Publications October 15, 2021

Vulnerability of Groundwater Resources Underlying Unlined Produced Water Ponds

Dominic DiGiulio, PhD, Rob Rossi, PhD, Jessie Jaeger, MPH, MCP, Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Technical Reports October 6, 2021

Methane and Health-Damaging Air Pollutants from the Oil and Gas Sector: Bridging 10 Years of Scientific Understanding

Drew Michanowicz, DrPH, MPH, CPH, Eric Lebel, PhD, Jeremy Domen, MS, Lee Ann Hill, MPH, Jessie Jaeger, MPH, MCP, Jessica Schiff, SM, Elena Krieger, PhD, Zoya Banan, PhD, Jackson Goldman, BS, Curtis Nordgaard, MD, MSc, Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Technical Reports August 31, 2021

Potential Impact to Surface Water and Sediment from the Transport of Produced Water on the Ohio River

Rob Rossi, PhD, Dominic DiGiulio, PhD

Technical Reports August 4, 2021

Western States Deep Decarbonization

Elena Krieger, PhD, Audrey Smith, MPH, Boris Lukanov, PhD, Annie Dillon, MS, Karan Shetty, M.ESM