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Research Briefs April 25, 2017

Natural gas power plants in California’s disadvantaged communities

California's power plants are disproportionately located near communities with high cumulative socioeconomic and environmental burdens. By applying the environmental justice screening tool CalEnviroScreen 3.0, we find that half of California's natural gas power plants are located in communities.

Elena Krieger, PhD

Peer-Reviewed Publications April 19, 2017

Comparison of chemical use between hydraulic fracturing. . . and routine oil and gas development

Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Peer-Reviewed Publications December 9, 2016

Public health implications of environmental noise. . .

Jake Hays, MA, Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Technical Reports October 4, 2016

Hazards of oilfield wastewater used for agricultural irrigation

Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH, Jeremy Domen, MS

Technical Reports July 14, 2016

The Clean Power Plan in Pennsylvania and Ohio: Analyzing power generation for health and equity

Elena Krieger, PhD, Ana McPhail, PhD, Eliza Czolowski, MPS, Jake Hays, MA, Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Technical Reports July 14, 2016

Our Air: Health and equity impacts of Pennsylvania’s power plants

PSE Healthy Energy, in partnership with NextGen Climate America, has produced "Our Air: Health And Equity Impacts Of Pennsylvania's Power Plants". These reports examine the health and equity impacts of fossil

Elena Krieger, PhD, Ana McPhail, PhD, Eliza Czolowski, MPS, Jake Hays, MA, Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Peer-Reviewed Publications July 7, 2016

A framework for siting and dispatch of emerging energy resources to realize environmental health benefits

Elena Krieger, PhD, Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Technical Reports June 22, 2016

The impact of methane leakage on achieving Clean Power Plan targets

The study found that increased deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency is the best way to meet or even exceed the emission reduction targets for 2030.

Elena Krieger, PhD

Technical Reports June 14, 2016

Assessment of the health and safety implications of coal transport through Oakland

Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Peer-Reviewed Publications April 20, 2016

Toward an understanding of the environmental and public health impacts of shale gas development: an analysis of the peer reviewed scientific literature, 2009-2015

Report presents and reviews the available science on some of the most salient environmental and public health concerns associated with shale gas development as of the end of 2015.

Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH, Jake Hays, MA