|Known for||Grassroots environmentalism|
|Awards||Goldman Environmental Prize (1997)|
Terri Swearingen is a nurse from the state of Ohio.
One of her quotes were "We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to."  Swearingen's efforts influenced stricter nationwide limits for heavy metals and dioxin emissions from waste incinerators.
- Goldman Environmental Prize: Terri Swearingen (Retrieved on November 11, 2007)