In the Media

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

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