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"Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business"

"The Gulf of Mexico is now open for commercial fish farming.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced last month that, for the first time in the U.S., companies can apply to set up fish farms in federal waters.

The idea is to compete with hard-to-regulate foreign imports. But opening the Gulf to aquaculture won't be cheap, and it could pose environmental problems."

Source: NPR, 02/09/2016

"Rail Cars Laden With Coal Ash Rolling Into Virginia Landfill"

"Two years after one of the nation's worst coal ash spills, 1 ½ million tons of the potentially toxic waste byproduct from coal-fired power generation is being moved by rail from the banks of the Dan River in North Carolina to a landfill in central Virginia."

Source: AP, 02/01/2016

"Presidential Candidates Will Face Drilling Questions In S.C. Primary"

"The looming possibility of offshore drilling just 50 miles from South Carolina’s coastline could find more than one presidential candidate looking out of their depth as the state’s February primaries approach."

Source: McClatchy, 01/22/2016
September 18, 2016 to September 20, 2016

Excellence in Journalism 2016

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) will partner with the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) at the 2016 Excellence in Journalism Conference in New Orleans.

Waterfront Mansions Taking Over (Scene from 'Gullah Geechee Nation’)

"On the Sea Islands along the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia, a painful chapter of American history is playing out again. These islands are home to the Gullah or Geechee people, the descendants of enslaved Africans who were brought to work at the plantations that once ran down the southern Atlantic coast."

Source: VICE News, 01/18/2016

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