Fracking is the imposter in the room.
Fracking is the problem that masquerades as a solution.
Fracking is the deadly enabler that keeps the whole fossil fuel party going far past the time of its curfew.
— from Keynote Speech for the
“New Environmentalism Summit” of the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, June 3, 2014
Sandra Steingraber is co-founder of both
New Yorkers Against Fracking and Concerned Health Professionals of New York, and serves as Science Advisor to Americans Against Fracking. For video of dozens of Steingraber’s public appearances from 2010 forward, please see the Shaleshock Media Archive. Selections are also uploaded directly to this site under several categories.
Sandra Steingraber was named a recipient of the 17th Annual Heinz Foundation Award, in recognition of extraordinary achievement contributing to the environment and carrying with it an unrestricted $100,000 cash prize. Read about Steingraber’s donation of her award to the fight against fracking.
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Read transcripts and access audio/video of public testimony given in New York State, Illinois, and Europe.
As a regular columnist for Orion Magazine, many of Steingraber’s pieces address fracking and related issues.
Dr. Steingraber publishes on fracking and related issues through Letters to the Editor, essays, and opinion pieces.
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Dr. Steingraber’s work on fracking has been profiled and quoted extensively in the media. Access articles, audio and video.
Hundreds of New York State health professionals have periodically addressed the state’s leadership through science-based, fully-referenced letters on fracking.
Dr. Steingraber has appeared in several recent feature-length and short films focusing on fracking. Photo: Renard Cohen, Groundswellrising.com
Read transcripts from public debates about fracking.