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News

  • April 17, 2014
    PSR-initiated fracking bill lauded: "Fracking chemicals should be disclosed"

    PSR-Chesapeake helped launch legislation in Maryland to allow health professionals to learn what chemicals are used in hydraulic fracturing. A Maryland newspaper penned a highly supportive editorial.

    Source: Frederick News-Post
  • February 19, 2014
    Fuming over air pollution

    A letter to the editor from Chesapeake PSR Director Tim Whitehouse on dangerous pollution from coal-fired power plants in Maryland.

    Source: The Gazette
  • January 24, 2014
    Chapter Submits Comments on Health Study

    Chesapeake PSR has recommended that the authors of a state-commissioned report on the health impacts of natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale develop a new statement of purpose; that the report contain a separate section or appendix with information on the chemicals used in the HVHF process; and that report contain a separate section on the limitations of the report.

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Events

  • July 16, 2014

    Baltimore, Maryland

    Health Impact Assessment Workshop

    The Maryland Environmental Health Network, Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, Maryland Nonprofits, and the Alliance of Nurses for a Healthy Environment are offering a workshop on Health Impact Assessment as a tool for policy-making and environmental health advocacy.

  • June 28, 2014 - June 28, 2014

    McHenry, Maryland

    Public Meeting on Health and Hydraulic Fracturing in Maryland

    The Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health will present its final report on health and hydraulic fracturing in Western Maryland. Garrett College Auditorium, 2:00-4:30.

  • June 17, 2014 - June 17, 2014

    Baltimore, Maryland

    Environmental Health Meet Up

    Meet Up with those concerned about toxics and the environment. Hosted by Chesapeake PSR, Maryland PIRG, and the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. Joe Squared, 133 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 5:00-7:30pm

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