Friday, April 26, 2024


                        (Book cover design by Sabrina Bedford, cover photo by Julie Dermansky)

Petroleum-238: Big Oil's Dangerous Secret and the Grassroots Fight to Stop It will be published April 24, 2024. The book can be ORDERED now with AMAZON or BARNES & NOBLE or BOOKSHOP.ORG or any INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE across the US

BOOK TOUR DATES (and below that is listed Press about the book)...

> Tuesday May 21: Book Event at Wooden Shoe Bookshop with Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania and Harrisburg based writer Jamar Thrasher (7pm)

> Wednesday May 22: Book event at People's Book in Takoma Park Maryland (just outside the Washington DC district line) (6pm)

> Saturday June 1: Book event at Patagonia in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, hosted by Protect PT (7pm)

> Sunday June 2: FRACKSTOCK! Musical book event at Unitarian Universalist Church in Columbus Ohio, hosted by Buckeye Environmental Network, GrassRoots Ohio and First UU Church of Columbus (5-9pm)

>  Monday June 3: Bookloft Book of German Village, Columbus Ohio.

> Wednesday June 5: Book event at Charlevoix Public Library in Charlevoix Michigan, hosted by Ban Michigan Fracking (530pm-7pm)

> Thursday June 6: Book event with Earthjustice in downtown Chicago, details to come

> Saturday June 8: Book event in Grove City, Pennsylvania, details to come

> Thursday June 20: Book event at Northshire Books in Saratoga Springs New York, hosted by Sustainable Saratoga

> Sunday July 7: Book event at Avogadro's Number in Fort Collins, Colorado, hosted by Karen Speed and other northern Colorado alliances (2-4pm) 

> Monday July 8: Book event at Tattered Cover's Colfax location in Denver, Colorado, hosted by Earthworks, Colorado Rising, Black and Brown Parents United Foundation and The Greenhouse Connection Center (6-8pm)

> Tuesday July 9: Book event at Paonia Farmer's Market in Paonia Colorado, hosted by Citizens for a Healthy Community and The Learning Council (6-7pm)

> Other JULY & AUGUST Events to come in New Mexico and Texas

> SEPTEMBER, Events to come in California, Oregon and Washington

> OCTOBER, Events to come in Maryland, North Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia, Louisiana and Florida

> Saturday November 16: Book event at Wood County Library in Toledo Ohio

**If you are interested in hosting an event at a bookstore, university or community space in your community please reach out to Karen LeBlanc,



> April 12 2024: Conversation with Carolyn Harding of Grassroots Ohio, WGRN and WCRS FM 

> April 24 2024: Rolling Stone, "A Reformed Fracker Exposes the Fossil Fuel Industry’s Toxic Lies: An excerpt from ‘Petroleum-238: Big Oil's Dangerous Secret and the Grassroots Fight to Stop It’ tells the story of a bank robber-turned-fracker who became a whistleblower"

> April 30 2024: New York on Earth substack, "The Radioactive Gas That's Fueling NYC

> April 30 2024: ABC News 27.Com WHTM out of Harrisburg Pennsylvania, "Environmental advocacy groups rally at capitol for action on gas, oil industry

> April 30 2024: WKBN 27 out of Youngstown Ohio, "Rolling Stone investigative author coming to Valley"

> May 3 2024: The Oberlin Review, Oberlin Ohio, "Justin Nobel: Environmental Journalist, Author of Petroleum-238"

> May 5 2024: The Athens Messenger, Athens Ohio, "Oil and Gas Industry: Author says Martins Ferry site is reflective of oil and gas industry as a whole"

> May 8 2024: The Athens Messenger, Athens Ohio, "Oil and Gas Industry: Justin Nobel shares one treatment plant's story, answers questions"

> May 13 2024: May 13 2024, The Allegheny Front, Pittsburgh-area NPR, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, "New book takes on the dangers of radioactivity in the oil and gas industry"

> May 16 2024: The Intelligencer Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling West Virginia "Science Journalist Presents Research Into Austin Master Facility

> May 16 2024: WTRF out of Triadelphia and Wheeling West Virginia, "Austin Master Services employee’s clothes tested for radioactive materials"

> May 17 2024, WTRF out of Triadelphia and Wheeling West Virginia, "Science journalist presents research into toxic waste at Ohio oil and gas waste company that was allegedly storing illegal excess quantities of brine and drilling waste"

> May 18 2024: WTRF out of Triadephia and Wheeling West Virginia, "Austin Master Services to face court Monday for radioactive liquids and sludge waste

> May 18 2024: WTOV9 FOX out of Steubenville Ohio, "Author Justin Nobel discusses oil and gas impacts at Korbel's Farm book signing"

> May 22 2024: PA Environment Digest Blog: Guest Essay: Oil & Gas Industry Waste And Radioactive Drinking Water In Pennsylvania

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