October 30, 2015

Making Invisible Fracking Air Pollution Visible

Reporters may find useful an Oct 30 webinar hosted by Earthworks on the FLIR camera, used by regulators to detect air pollution "leaks" from fracking-related facilities. Learn about how these infrared cameras work, the pollution they show and how to bring one to your community; the EPA's proposed rule to cut this pollution and where it needs strengthening; and more.

September 30, 2015

DEADLINE: Knight News Challenge on Data

How might we make data work for individuals and communities? This is an open call for ideas using data to inform & empower people to make decisions about their lives, their communities and democracy. Enter by Sep 30.

CAMEO Still Making Appearance as First Responders Face Hazmats

CAMEO is a free and publicly available suite of applications useful to reporters. Developed by the U.S. EPA and NOAA, it includes information about the hazards of various chemicals, as well as map overlays that may show how close a spill site is to the nearest facility of interest, such as a nursery school or retirement home.


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