Northwest (OR WA)

June 2, 2009

DEADLINE: The Puget Sound Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources

The Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources is inviting applications for its Puget Sound Institute, a nine-day journey in July 2009 through parts of northwest Washington that will examine a variety of newsworthy topics.

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July 6, 2017

Trump and the Cascades: How Federal Environmental Policies May Impact the Northwest

SEJ is hosting a public forum for journalists examining Trump environmental policies at the Seattle Aquarium, 5:00-8:00 p.m. on July 6, 2017. The evening comprises two moderated panels. The policy panel will seek to examine the impact of, and response to, specific federal actions whether they have already occurred or may occur in the future. The journalists’ panel will seek to identify stories and examine the reporter’s role in covering them.

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Trump and the Cascades: How Federal Environmental Policies May Impact the Northwest

SEJ is hosting a public forum for journalists examining Trump environmental policies at the Seattle Aquarium, 5:00-8:00 p.m. on July 6, 2017. The evening comprises two moderated panels. The policy panel will seek to examine the impact of, and response to, specific federal actions whether they have already occurred or may occur in the future. The journalists’ panel will seek to identify stories and examine the reporter’s role in covering them.

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"Carbon Cap Rule In Washington State Faces Legal Challenge"

"Even as the Trump administration seeks to roll back Obama-era rules to curb greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants, Washington state is forging ahead with its own rules to cap carbon pollution from big industrial facilities. But the state faces legal challenges as it begins requiring large polluters to gradually reduce carbon emissions over time to combat climate change."

Source: AP, 05/30/2017
April 7, 2017

Coastal Resiliency in the Face of Environmental Change: Are Current Laws and Policies Flexible for a Changing World?

Oregon Sea Grant and the University of Oregon Environment and Natural Resources Law Center are cohosting this free symposium which will address issues such as ocean acidification, sea level rise, and other climate stressors, their impact on natural resources, coastal infrastructure, and energy development – all through a legal and policy lens. Space is limited, pre-registration by April 3 is encouraged.

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EPA Budget Cuts Threaten a Program Near You

As the Trump administration proposes big cuts at environmental agencies like the U.S. EPA, the latest TipSheet explores how to dig up local angles from the budget action. Examples: Tracking changes at EPA regional offices and labs, at Superfund or at state revolving funds for clean water and safe drinking water programs.

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