SEJ urged EPA Region 4 to release promptly and fully any environmental monitoring data it collects related to the December 2008 spill of coal ash from an east Tennessee impoundment.
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It wasn't exactly a secret that climate change will have drastic and often harmful impacts on the roads and causeways, chemical plants and oil/gas pipelines, and shipping facilities along the Gulf Coast. Two reports released in March had already said so.
But another report on the same subject from the Department of Transportation was buried deep in the bureaucracy - as has been the case with many reports on climate change impacts during the past eight years.
The December 2008 coal-ash spill at a Tennessee power plant has been making headlines for two weeks — but few journalists realize there are coal-ash stories to be unearthed in many communities. Here are some clues for finding them.
SEJ's 3rd Annual Conference: Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt; White House Office of Environmental Policy director Katy McGinty; a plenary on "backlash" reporting.
SEJ's 6th Annual Conference: The environment in the 104th Congress; and the doomsayers square off against the naysayers in a lunchtime plenary.
SEJ's 8th Annual Conference: A smokestack city cleans itself up; revisiting the snail darter saga; addresses by Ted Turner and Sylvia Earle.
A Fortune 500 energy company is applying for an "incidental take" permit that would allow it to kill endangered and threatened species that live on the largest swath of land ever covered by one permit.
Two new studies have shed light on some of the primary culprits in the degradation of the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi River.
The 13th annual conference, held September 10-14, blended incredible live music, tours and the usual fully-loaded roster of panels. Topics ranged from the Dead Zone to Mississippi River history.
The US Navy seeks comments on its proposed rules for using sonar for its Atlantic Fleet training exercises