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New Resources on Health and Hydraulic Fracturing

January 22, 2015

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has become more common in the quest to extract natural gas from reserves across the United States. ERP staff helped NIEHS develop two new resources to examine the potential environmental health implications of this practice and … Continued

Public Health Forum on Childhood Sun Damage and Skin Cancer

September 10, 2014

On September 5, staff in the UNC IE Environmental Resource Program (ERP) partnered with the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) to host a public health forum on childhood sun damage and skin cancer risk. The theme was Protecting … Continued

SciVentures Campers “Journey Into the Cell”

July 18, 2014

In partnership with Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, the Community Outreach and Engagement Core (COEC) of the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility developed a new environmental health focused program for Morehead’s SciVentures summer camp for middle school students. … Continued

ERP Staff Attend Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting

October 18, 2013

ERP Director Kathleen Gray and Environmental Education Coordinator Sarah Yelton attended the 26th annual Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana through their work with the UNC Superfund Research Program‘s Research Translation Core.  Ms. Yelton presented a research … Continued