Journalism & Media

June 14, 2024

MuckRock's #FOIAFriday Zoom Sessions

Join MuckRock data reporter and SEJ member Dillon Bergin at 1:00 p.m. ET and get help filing your requests on #FOIAFriday, ask questions about documents or get advice on roadblocks in the request process. 

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Trump Appointees Barred EPA Staff From Warning Senate About PFAS Loophole

"Trump administration officials barred experts from warning legislators that they were about to write a major environmental loophole into law, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) staffers alleged in newly revealed internal communications."

Source: The Hill, 04/11/2024

FirstEnergy Gave Secret $1 Million To Ohio Lt. Gov. Campaign in Scandal

"A surge in FirstEnergy political spending ahead of the utility’s push to secure a legislative bailout for its nuclear power plants included a $1 million dark money contribution to support the campaign of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s eventual running mate."

Source: Floodlight/Energy News Network, 04/11/2024
April 19, 2024

DEADLINE: Planet Forward Frontline Climate Fellowship

The Planet Forward Frontline Climate Fellowship, June 10-July 19, is seeking six unique, highly diverse college students to report environmental stories from, by and about underserved communities on the front lines of climate change and environmental inequity. This is a paid opportunity. Apply by Apr 19.

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"A Guide To Electric Car Misinformation (Part 2)"

"Financially-motivated EV misinformation comes from both sides of the aisle (the lane?). Industries that see EVs as a threat exaggerate their harms in a bid to get you to hate EVs. And industries that profit from EVs greenwash their benefits in a bid to get you to love EVs."

Source: HEATED, 04/04/2024
April 20, 2024 to April 22, 2024

Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival

Cinema Verde will hold its 15th Annual Environmental Film and Arts Festival as a hybrid event, with 75 films in total, 35 of which will be screened in person at Cypress and Grove Brewing Co. in Gainesville, Florida in celebration of Earth Day.

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Scientists And Activists Are Being Censored Over Water Woes In Guadeloupe

"U.N. independent experts are denouncing chronic water cuts in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, adding that they are concerned about tap water pollution, excessive prices and attempts to silence critics."

Source: AP, 04/02/2024

Courage and Caring — Documentary Celebrates Environmental Icon Stewart Udall

While the name of Stewart Udall, U.S. interior secretary through the tumultuous 1960s, may have faded from public memory, his influence on environmental policies is still felt today. Contributor Francesca Lyman shines the spotlight on a new documentary about Udall and his legacy, and talks with director John de Graaf about Udall’s insights and inspiration.

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