In the Media

Fracking ‘Almanac’ Compiles Health Risks From the Drilling Practice

March 15th, 2018

by Eric Tegethoff

“One of the authors of the report, Sandra Steingraber, is a biologist and co-founder of Concerned Health Professionals of New York. She said people near fracking sites face the same kind of health risks, whether they’re in Texas, Pennsylvania or North Dakota.” Public News Service interviews Dr. Steingraber on the fifth edition of the fracking science Compendium. Read/listen here

‘The Harms of Fracking’: New Report Details Increased Risks of Asthma, Birth Defects and Cancer

March 13th, 2018

by Justin Nobel

“‘Now we see those risks have turned into human harms and people are getting sick,’ says Steingraber. ‘And we in this field have a moral imperative to raise the alarm.'” The fifth edition of the fracking science Compendium is the focus of a feature on Rolling Stone. Read the article

8 Great New Books About Climate Change, Sustainability and Pioneering Women Environmentalists

March 2nd, 2018

by John R. Platt

The upcoming book edited by Dr. Steingraber heads up a list of “this month’s new environmentally themed books”: “Silent Spring & Other Writings on the Environment by Rachel Carson — the book that sparked the modern environmental movement gets an archival collection from the Library of America, edited by acclaimed ecologist Sandra Steingraber.” Read the article

Energy CEO Says Fracking Build-out in New York Not Over, Wants Regulators to ‘Lay Down and Approve Every Pipeline’

February 13th, 2018

by Sharon Kelly

“Crestwood certainly encountered a different type of disruption in New York. There, over 400 people, including Ithaca College scholar Sandra Steingraber, local business owners, and religious leaders, were arrested for trespass or disorderly conduct outside Crestwood’s Gallery 2 Expansion project.” Steingraber’s civil disobedience is noted in this update on the continued threat of natural gas storage adjacent to Seneca Lake. Read the article

200 Top Scientists Urge American Museum of Natural History to Kick “Anti-Science Propagandist” Mercer off its Board

January 26th, 2018

by Beka Economopoulos

“‘The science tells us climate change is more and more urgent every day, the Mercer-funded network says the opposite. Science deniers should not be in leadership positions at science museums,’ said scientist Sandra Steingraber, a signatory on the letter.” Read the article

Women’s Show 1/18 Fracking with Dr. Sandra Steingraber and Susan Bordo

January 18th, 2018

by Amber Gantt

“I strongly suggest, if you are concerned about the dangers of fracking in Florida, that you listen to Dr. Steingraber on the show tomorrow, and if you can, go to Miami to hear her lecture Saturday. I repeat, we must defeat fracking in Florida.” Steingraber was a guest on Tampa’s WMNF Radio in advance of her appearances in Miami. Listen by choosing 2018-01-18 (Thu) in the Listen on Demand box.

PCBs, Fracked Gas Pipelines Endanger Human and Planetary Health, Warns Author Activist

December 5th, 2017

By Dana Drugmand

“’For me the fight against fracking was about embedding science in a really powerful social movement,’ Steingraber said in an interview with The Edge.” Read here

Environmentalist Sandra Steingraber To Speak In Lenox Saturday

December 2nd, 2017

by J.D. Allen

In advance of a public talk in western Massachusetts, “WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen spoke with Steingraber, a biologist and author, about some of the region’s major environmental problems.” Listen here

Biologist to Address ‘Climate Emergency’ that She Calls ‘a Huge Human Rights Crisis’

November 25th, 2017

by Heather Bellow

“What biologist, poet, advocate and author Steingraber will do is take you on a little storytelling trip that starts with fossilized corpses of animals deep in the Earth and their voyage to our stove burners and the whoosh of igniting methane.” The Berkshire Eagle speaks to Dr. Steingraber in advance of her public lecture in the region. Read here

Documentary Follows Ithaca College Scholar’s Fight Against Fracking

November 21st, 2017

By Breana Cacciotti

“In addition to her activism, Steingraber serves as an interdisciplinary resource for students at Ithaca College. Her expertise ranges from biology and environmental science to media and communication, and she often gives guest lectures in those areas and teaches special topics courses in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences.” IC News covers the new film featuring Steingraber, and her role at the college. Read here