Shale Oil Task Force


North Slope , Alaska


Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (lead); Alaska Department of Natural Resources; Alaska Department of Fish and Game; Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation; Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

The Alaska HIA Program is active on a task force comprised of several state agencies to evaluate potential oil development on Alaska’s North Slope. If an HIA is completed, it will provide decision makers with a review of potential positive and negative human health impacts related to the potential development of shale oil in Northern Alaska. 

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At A Glance
  • Status In Progress
  • Decision-Level State
  • Sector Natural Resources and Energy
  • Organization Type Government Agency