In the Media

EEB Alum Steingraber Screens Documentary, “UNFRACTURED”

March 30th, 2018

by Gail Kuhnlein

“Billed as ‘a hopeful documentary about fighting with your whole heart,’ ‘UNFRACTURED’ follows introspective biologist and mother Sandra Steingraber (U-M Ph.D. Biology 1989) as she reinvents herself as an outspoken activist and throws herself into an environmental war that many believe is unwinnable.” University of Michigan’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology’s Alumni News covers Steingraber’s upcoming visit and screening of the new film that features her. Read the article

Cornell Touts Sustainability Month with Over 80 Events

March 29th, 2018

by Blaine Friedlander

“On April 15, the festival will show ‘Unfractured,’ a 2017 film featuring local environmentalist Sandra Steingraber and her quest to defeat oil and gas fracking in New York state.” The Cornell Chronicle highlights the new film featuring Steingraber. Read the article

Josh Fox and Sandra Steingraber

March 18th, 2018

by Jon Bowermaster

“Sandra Steingraber Ph.D. is a biologist, author, and cancer survivor who writes about climate change, ecology, and the links between human health and the environment and is the subject of a new documentary called Unfractured.” Sandra is a guest on Radio Kingston’s Green Radio Hour. Listen here

Fracking Causes Extensive Environmental, Health, Safety Harms, New Study Warns

March 16th, 2018

by Dana Drugmand

“‘What impressed us, as we reviewed and compiled the data, is just how extensive the impacts from drilling and fracking processes are,’ said Steingraber, co-founder of Concerned Health Professionals of New York.” The Berkshire Edge reports on the release of the new fracking science Compendium. Read the article

Fracking Report Finds Unacceptable Risks

March 16th, 2018

by Andrea Sears

”’What it shows is that fracking is not safe and cannot be made safe through any regulatory framework,’ [Steingraber] says. ‘And the risks that we had concerns about in the early days, now we have evidence for actual harm.'” Public News Service continues its coverage of the release of the fifth edition of the fracking science Compendium. Read the article

You Can’t Frack Without Harming Public Health, New Research Shows

March 15th, 2018

by Andy Rowell

“Now we see those risks have turned into human harms and people are getting sick… And we in this field have a moral imperative to raise the alarm.” Dr. Steingraber is quoted on the release of the fifth edition of the fracking science Compendium in Earth Island Journal. Read the article

Major Review Confirms That Fracking Is A Clear And Present Danger To Millions Of Americans

March 15th, 2018

by Robin Andrews

“One of the report’s principle investigators, Dr Sandra Steingraber – public health biologist and co-founder of CHPNY – told IFLScience that, much like lead paint or smoking in airplanes, ‘fracking is not safe and cannot be made safe by any regulatory framework that we examined.'” Read the article

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