Fracking Media

International Tribunal Underway on Human Rights, Fracking and Climate Change

May 17th, 2018

by Maura Stephens

“Cornell’s Anthony Ingraffea gave one of the critical Bedrock Lectures on Human Rights and Climate Change leading up to the weeklong tribunal, and Steingraber gave the keynote speech on Monday evening.” This press release on Common Dreams provides an overview mid-way through the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal Session on Human Rights, Fracking and Climate Change, held in Corvallis, Oregon. Read the article

Silent Spring 56 Years Later

April 30th, 2018

Hosted by Barbara Bernstein

“Now, more than a half-century later, there’s never been better time to revisit [Rachel] Carson’s landmark book and its urgent relevance for today. Which is what we will do on the the next episode of Locus Focus when we talk with acclaimed environmental writer Sandra Steingraber.” Steingraber is interviewed live on Portland, Oregon’s KBOO Community Public Radio. Listen here

The Legacy of Rachel Carson, with Sandra Steingraber

April 9th, 2018

Madison, Wisconsin’s WORT FM’s “Patty Peltekos speaks with biologist, author, and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, who will be giving a talk on the legacy of Rachel Carson in Madison on Monday, April 9th.” Listen here

New Report Details Harms of Fracking including Asthma, Birth Defects, Cancer

April 2nd, 2018

by Michael Edwards

“Those of us in the public health sector started to realize years ago that there were potential risks, then the industry rolled out faster than we could do our science. 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.” Organic Lifestyle Magazine covers the new fracking science Compendium, quoting Steingraber from Rolling Stone’s piece. Read the article

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