Sr. Elizabeth Riebschlaeger, a Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word of San Antonio, Texas, has a Degree in Music Education and a Masters Degree in Religious Studies from the Pastoral Institute at the University of the Incarnate Word. Her ministerial history includes service as a teacher in parish schools, parish ministry, caring for her aging mother, flood recovery disaster relief and prison visitation ministry. Currently, her interest in the environment includes monitoring the ongoing development of fracking in South Texas. Her resource contacts include scientists and public health researchers at several universities and non-profit environmental groups. Sister works to educate citizens on fracking’s permanent threats to clear air, water and land. She serves as advocate on behalf of citizens impacted by Eagle Ford Shale activity and has testified before legislative committees and the Environmental Protection Agency hearings on behalf of more protective legislation and regulations.