Public Health and Toxics


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There are a variety of chemicals used during the drilling and production phases of oil and gas; and different types of wastes are produced throughout the development process.

The purpose of the Oil & Gas Accountability Project's Public Health and Toxics Program is to help communities and citizens better understand and protect themselves from the health and environmental impacts associated with toxic oil and gas chemicals and wastes.

Public Health and Toxics Issues

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Orion Magazine November/December 2006 feature on "Voices from the Gas Fields" of Colorado. This article features stories of the impacts being felt by residents in Garfield County, Colorado. There are also audio and video clips with additional stories, and information on issues related to oil and gas and health.

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