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January 31, 2015

DEADLINE: Google Journalism Fellowship

This program is for undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines interested in using technology to tell stories in new and dynamic ways. Fellows will spend Summer 2015 contributing to a variety of organizations — from those that are steeped in investigative journalism to those working for press freedom around the world and from those forging new approaches to reporting to those that are helping the industry figure out its future in the digital age. Cash stipend. Deadline: Jan 31st.

TVA Keeps Kentucky Coal Plant After Shutting Down 32 Other Coal Units

"Over the past four years, the Tennessee Valley Authority has decided to shutter more than half of the 59 coal-fired power generators it once operated within its 7-state service territory to cut air pollution and comply with stricter environmental regulations."

Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press, 12/31/2014

Enviros Will Sue To End Dominion Coal Ash Pollution of Elizabeth River

"On Thursday, the Southern Environmental Law Center, representing the Sierra Club, sent notice to Dominion Virginia Power of their intention to bring suit under the Clean Water Act to clean up leaking coal ash pits at the Chesapeake Energy Center (CEC) on the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake, Virginia."

Source: Augusta Free Press, 12/22/2014

Protecting a Home Where the Puffer Fish Roam in Biscayne National Park

"BISCAYNE NATIONAL PARK, Fla. — For 15 years, officials, environmentalists, fishermen and boaters have struggled to put together a plan to protect one of South Florida’s jewels — a national park, almost entirely underwater, where a part of the largest reef tract in the United States lures throngs of divers and anglers who fish its once-abundant grouper and snapper."

Source: NY Times, 12/22/2014

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