Ecologist Sandra Steingraber at Shale Gas Outrage Conference
Ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber was the keynote speaker at Protecting Our Waters' Freedom from Fracking Conference in Philadelphia, PA, on September 8th 2011, that was part of Shale Gas Outrage.
A few days after the conference, Steingraber won the Heinz Award for her lifework improving our understanding of the ways in which chemical contaminants in air, water and food endanger human health. Sandra Steingraber, a fellow at Cornell and a resident of Ithaca, NY, is donating her $100,000 Heinz Award to the fight against hydrofracking in her home state.
Video by Kirsi Jansa.