Obit Commoner

October 1, 2012 - 8:34 PM
FILE - In this May 13, 1970 file photo, Dr. Barry Commoner, right, listens to Secretary of the Interior Walter J. Hickel, left, address a meeting of the American Society of Newspaper Editors in San Francisco. Commoner, a scientist and activist who raised early concerns about the effects of radioactive fallout and was one of the pioneers of the environmental movement, has died in New York. He was 95. (AP Photo, File)