Fracking Articles

Washington Post Letter to the Editor, in Response to “A Breakthrough on Fracking”

March 31st, 2013

Together with Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, Steingraber writes, “The suggestion that environmental groups should ‘accept that the country is fracking’ and give up on resisting this highly toxic method of drilling for natural gas is like accepting tobacco and offering smokers filtered cigarettes.” Read the article

No Compromise on NY Fracking Health Impact Assessment

October 3rd, 2012

Steingraber and Dr. Kathleen Nolan of Catskill Mountainkeeper outline the case for a comprehensive Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to determine what high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing would mean for the health of New Yorkers. Read the Article

Why I’m Donating My Heinz Award Money to the Fight Against Fracking

September 15th, 2011

Steingraber announces her intent to devote her Heinz Award to the fight against hydrofracking in upstate New York. Read the article