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The Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project Board of Directors would like to announce the hiring of a new Executive Director, Alison Steele. Ms. Steele comes to EHP from her post as Director of Community Programs and Advocacy at Conservation Consultants, Inc. in Pittsburgh. She has had a variety of management and programmatic positions in the environmental and energy efficiency fields. She received an MBA from Duquesne University, with a focus on sustainable business practices and has a distinguished undergraduate record from Drew University where she majored in Physics. She will take over the position from the founding Director, Raina Rippel, who helped bring EHP from a fledgling idea to an accomplished, widely-respected public health organization, the only one focused exclusively on the health consequences of shale gas and oil development. Ms. Steele will begin her tenure as EHP's Director on March 3rd bringing with her a wealth of experience, knowledge, and enthusiasm.  


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The Environmental Health Project (EHP) is a nonprofit public health organization that assists and supports residents of Southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond who believe their health has been, or could be, impacted by unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD or “fracking”). Our team of medical professionals, community service professionals, and public health scientists is here to help!

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