In this issue: Smog lingers over Houston–media muddle Bush's record as air progress slows; Green space may calm and cool us; Journalists probe environmental justice issues; Land use in the West; The award-winning beryllium story; Montana mine's toxic legacy; Tracking campaign cash; What was behind EPA blackout? and more. Download the PDF here.
On Oct. 2, the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act turns 40. How are your local rivers faring? Here's a collection of ideas, sources, and resources for river-related stories.
It's crunch time for developing the successor to the 2002 US Farm Bill, set to expire Sept. 30, 2007. Many of the ingredients that may be blended into the 2007 Farm Bill are now becoming public.
Mexico released a report condemning the border fence along the U.S. border as environmentally destructive.
Report details how fewer sawmills in the US and Canada see higher production of wood products.
E-refugees grow in numbers, reflect threats to safety, security.
A new righ-resolution world map may add zing to land-use stories.
The Bush Interior Department is holding up 21 voluntary conservation projects as role models. Are any in your area? Do they deserve the hype?
Should a deal for $200 million in tax breaks for a West Virginia coal-to-liquids plant be kept a secret from taxpayers and voters?
Hunters' lead shot and anglers' lead sinkers are still a pollution source, despite rules restricting them.