Something To Talk About producer/host Bonnie D. Graham welcomes Laura Weinberg / Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition, Patti Wood / Grassroots, and Karen Miller / Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition .
The panelists discuss their concerns about how "fracking" [hydraulic fracturing] can potentially harm the environment, our communities, and our health. They are organizing protests against fracking in New York State. Info: hbcac.org/pdf/MFLforLIPress.pdf
The Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition is dedicated to the battle against breast cancer through education and advocacy of breast cancer research. To protect future generations, GNBCC advocates for prevention research, educates the public on avoiding toxic environmental exposures, and offers support for newly diagnosed patients. greatneckbcc.org/
Grassroots is a New York-based non-profit organization founded in 2000 with a mission to educate the public about the links between common environmental exposures and human health, and to empower individuals to act as catalysts for change within their communities. grassrootsinfo.org/about.html
Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition (HBCAC) is a not-for-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the ultimate eradication of breast cancer through education and awareness. Our mission is to focus on prevention methods. hbcac.org
Thank you to our volunteer crew who supported this production: George Cutler, Zac Transport, Colette Thaw, Desiree O'Kane, Karen Lynn Miller, and Patrick Kellegher.
Photo credit: Patrick Kellegher.