350 or bust: Mother Puts Body On Line to Prevent “Toxic Trespass” From Fracking

* Dr. Sandra Steingraber is a biologist, a mother, and a cancer survivor. She recently went to jail for 15 days after being sentenced for trespassing on a gas compression rig last month owned by the Inergy gas company, near her home in the Finger Lakes region of New York state.  As a fellow mother, ...

Earthgauge Radio: Interview with Dr. James Brophy about a groundbreaking study on the links between workplace pollutants and breast cancer

Download: james-brophy-edited.mp3 On Earthgauge Radio this week, I featured an interview with Dr. James Brophy  who is an adjunct professor at the University of Windsor and the co-author of a groundbreaking new study demonstrating that women working in particular occupations have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, likely due to exposure to toxic chemicals and environmental pollutants. ...

Earthgauge Radio: Earthgauge Radio December 13 2012: Cancer in the workplace and the crisis of ocean acidification

Download: earthgauge-podcast-dec13-20122.mp3 This week on Earthgauge Radio, we’re talking about environmental health and ocean acidification. I have two interviews on the program today: Dr. James Brophy, co-author of a groundbreaking new study demonstrating that women working in particular occupations have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, likely due to exposure to toxic chemicals and environmental pollutants Dr. ...

Earthgauge Radio: On Earthgauge Radio tomorrow: Getting cancer at work and the ticking timebomb of ocean acidification

Tomorrow on Earthgauge Radio, I am pleased to present a feature interview with Dr. James Brophy, who is  the co-author of a groundbreaking new study demonstrating that women working in particular occupations have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Their research found that women employed in the automotive plastics industry, for instance, were almost five ...