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HEI-Energy releases interactive spatial bibliography

November 18, 2020
HEI-Energy has now made available its spatial bibliography, which includes a searchable map displaying the geographical distribution of research on potential changes in environmental quality from the development of oil and gas from unconventional resources (UOGD) in the United States. Users can interact with the map and download curated lists of studies.

HEI-Energy presents at 2020 International Society of Exposure Science Annual Meeting

November 3, 2020
At the 2020 Annual Conference of the International Society of Exposure Science in September, Donna Vorhees, Director of HEI-Energy — an affiliate of the Health Effects Institute — shared HEI-Energy’s experience in planning for research about potential human exposures associated with the onshore development of oil and natural gas from shale and other unconventional resources (UOGD) in the United States.

HEI-Energy issues RFAs to characterize potential human exposure originating from UOGD

August 6, 2020
HEI-Energy is seeking to fund research to improve our characterization of potential human exposures originating directly from the onshore development of oil and natural gas from unconventional resources across oil- and natural gas-producing regions in the United States (UOGD). This solicitation includes two Requests for Applications (RFAs) for research.

HEI-Energy completes a multi-year plan for implementation of new research program

August 6, 2020
HEI-Energy has completed a multiyear plan for implementation of its research program. The Plan describes the program, its overall goals and expectations, and its governance structure designed to ensure high-quality and impartial research.

HEI-Energy releases exposure literature survey

June 11, 2020
HEI-Energy has released Communication 1, Human Exposure to Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: A Literature Survey for Research Planning. In the Communication, the HEI-Energy Research Committee surveyed a wide range of evidence to summarize what we know about environmental exposures associated with unconventional oil and natural gas development in the United States and to identify needs for new, priority exposure research.

HEI-Energy releases two reviews of the literature on potential human exposures and health effects associated with unconventional oil and natural gas development to inform its planning for research

September 12, 2019
HEI-Energy has released two companion reviews of the literature on potential exposures and health effects.

Welcome to the new website of Health Effects Institute - Energy (HEI-Energy)

July 30, 2019
We are pleased to welcome you to the new website of HEI-Energy, a separately funded affiliate of the Health Effects Institute (HEI).

Energy Research public workshops held in July and September 2018

September 13, 2018
On July 11-12 and September 12-13, 2018, the HEI-Energy Research Program held two research-planning workshops in Denver, Colorado, and Austin, Texas. Meeting attendees included HEI staff, the HEI-Energy Research Committee, and a wide range of stakeholders representing local and federal government, academia, industry, and NGOs.