Unconventional Oil & Natural Gas - Third Public Workshop, July 2015, Pittsburgh, PA
July 30, 2015
This third and final public workshop provided an opportunity for the HEI Special Scientific Committee to hear comments on the draft Strategic Research Agenda on the Impacts of 21st Century Oil and Gas Development in the Appalachian Region and Beyond from interested members of academia, industry, government, and non-governmental organizations. Workshop participants heard an overview of the draft Research Agenda as well as summaries of the Committee’s priority research questions organized into three general areas of research: Stressor and Exposure Characterization, Health and Well-Being, and Evaluation of Most-Effective Practices. Participants also had a chance to voice their own research questions and priorities during a facilitated discussion. Organizational support was provided by the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics.