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$5B Minnesota Suit Alleges 3M Chemicals Caused Cancer And Infertility

"Attorney General Lori Swanson says health and environmental damage totaled $5 billion. "

"The logo for 3M appears on a screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. Caterpillar and Post-it note maker 3M lead a rally in industrial companies, while banks are climbing along with interest rates.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune, 11/21/2017

"Emanuel Blasts EPA, U.S. Steel on Pollution; Plans To To Sue Company"

"After announcing on Sunday the city’s intent to sue U.S. Steel for polluting Lake Michigan, Mayor Rahm Emanuel blasted the company and federal environmental regulators who’ve been “asleep at the switch” under the Trump administration."

Source: Chicago Sun-Times, 11/20/2017

SEJ's 28th Annual Conference, Flint, MI, Oct. 3-7, 2018

Environmental Journalism 2018, hosted by the University of Michigan-Flint, will bring the continent’s environmental press corps to Michigan a month before the crucial U.S. 2018 midterm elections. The conference is designed to provide journalists with the tools they need to hone the craft of writing and reporting in addition to providing insights into critical election-related issues, such as bridging the urban-rural divide.

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