Stories by Sandra Steingraber

Sandra Steingraber is the author of "Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment" and "Having Faith: An Ecologist’s Journey to Motherhood." She is the founder of New Yorkers Against Fracking. subscribe to Sandra Steingraber's feed

Posted on: May 20, 2013, Source: Orion Magazine

My kids and their friends and everyone roughly their age will, in fact, be the last human beings to remember a stable, predictable procession of seasons.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Steingraber issued a letter from Chemung County Jail in Elmira, New York after being jailed for civil disobedience.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2013, Source:

With government captured by the very industries it’s supposed to regulate, the time for direct action is now.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2012, Source: New Yorkers Against Fracking

Here is why we need a comprehensive Health Impact Assessment to determine what high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing would mean for the health of New Yorkers.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

I choose to belong to a vision of an unfractured New York that turns its back on 19th century thinking and death-dealing fossil fuels and leads the world in the creation of a clean energy economy.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We cancer survivors, who know something about the fragility of life, hereby declare that the exchange of life-giving water for death-dealing fossil fuel is unacceptable.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Sandra Steingraber beautifully shares why the fight against fracking is so important.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2006, Source: Center for Ecoliteracy

My kids have never seen food industry ads -- their food preferences have been entirely shaped by direct experience.