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.

Heinz Award

HeinzAwardSandra 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.


SandraAlbanyAug27Read transcripts and access audio/video from rallies, events and ceremonies.


Illinois2Read transcripts and access audio/video of public testimony given in New York State, Illinois, and Europe.

Orion Articles

ShaleGameAs a regular columnist for Orion Magazine, many of Steingraber’s pieces address fracking and related issues.

Fracking Articles

OrionDr. Steingraber publishes on fracking and related issues through Letters to the Editor, essays, and opinion pieces.

Public Comment

Read about projects engaging the public in democratic opportunities to speak truth to power.

Fracking Media

ToxicAvengerDr. Steingraber’s work on fracking has been profiled and quoted extensively in the media. Access articles, audio and video.

Letters from Concerned Health Professionals of NY

SheilaSandraLarysaHundreds 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,


Read transcripts from public debates about fracking.