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Sandra Steingraber, scholar in residence
Steingraber ws among a group of local scientists who went to Washington recently to brief congressional aides on what they say is a lack of research on the health and environmental impacts of a natural gas drilling process called hydraulic fracturing, reports the Democrat and Chronicle. “Fracking is surrounded by metaphors...

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Sandra Steingraber, scholar in residence
It seems that girls these days are reaching puberty at younger ages, which can increase future risk of developing breast cancer. Steingraber told USA Today that breast-fed babies may be more likely to avoid reaching puberty early. “Breast milk contains active hormones that may help to regulate overall growth, as well as the...

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Sandra Steingraber, scholar in residence
Ecologist Sandra Steingraber spoke at a rally in Albany against hydraulic fracturing. She explained why she is against the controversial method of drilling for natural gas. “It will fill our roads with fleets of diesel trucks, our fields and forests with diesel-powered compressors and our rural air with benzene … and...

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Sandra Steingraber, Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies scholar in residence
The Sun asked Sandra Steingraber how her personal experience with cancer led her into becoming an environmental activist. “I think of cancer risk factors as a triangle: inherited predispositions are one side of the triangle; lifestyle is another; the environment is...

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