New report examines links between climate change and U.S. transportation.
Researchers predict invasive mussels may spread across nation.
FDA's decision on the sale of cloned meat and dairy products is expected soon.
Those U.S. representatives and senators really know how to party. Especially the ones running for re-election or under indictment. Now journalists who want to follow the money have a new "Access Washington" snooper-tool to use in their investigative projects.
EPA, FWS and OSHA are among the least open of 15 different federal agencies covered most frequently by environmental reporters, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Committee staff are crucial to covering environmental issues. Here are some current House committee phone contacts relevant to the environment beat.
Journalists' Freedom of Information Act requests will have more clout if they demand specific justification for each redaction. A new Justice Department guidance document makes clear this is mandatory for most agencies.
A broad coalition of open-government groups is finalizing an ambitious agenda to improve public access to information in the next administration.
AREVA, the world's largest builder of nuclear reactors, banned pens, recorders and cameras during a field trip to the company's Lynchburg facilities organized by SEJ during its 2008 annual meeting held in Roanoke, VA.
In an effort to increase government accountability and transparency, media groups put forward a new "21st Century Right-to-Know Agenda."