"China Looks to Capitalize on Clean Energy as U.S. Retreats"

"China’s devastating pollution problems began here, in coal country, where legions of workers toiled and often died to exhume the rich deposits that fueled the country’s sooty rise to economic power. Today, these muddy plains are home to a potent symbol of China’s new ambition: to bypass the United States and cement its dominant role in clean energy."

Source: NY Times, 06/06/2017
June 11, 2017

DEADLINE: Ten Photos to Shake the World 2017: Our Oceans, Our Home

Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) invites amateur photographers and photography enthusiasts to capture their views and vision of our shared ocean home in East Asia. Cash prizes. June 11, 2017 deadline.

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Hazardous Sites Near You? There’s a Database for That!

The best public database of the risk management plans for many major hazardous sites has now been restored. The latest TipSheet has the backstory on government tracking of hazardous chemical facilities, an example of how the database was mined for some stellar reporting, and ideas for smart use of this powerful tool.

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