There are lots of good databases out there to help environmental reporters. Here are a few more you may not know.
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How did the White House suppress an EPA finding that human-induced greenhouse warming was a threat to human health (and thus subject to regulation)? By refusing to read it. But you can read it here.
Vice President Cheney's office blacked out scientific testimony to Congress on the public health consequences of climate changeTopics on the Beat:
Here's the press policy a lot of journalists would like to see at all agencies.Topics on the Beat:
Revelation of a document instructing EPA staff not to talk to reporters brings calls for the resignation of Administrator Steve Johnson.Topics on the Beat:
EPA calls for companies to submit information on their nanotechnology products. The silence is deafening.Topics on the Beat:
EPA reviews its health-based standard for NO2 as an air pollutant, and has issued a science assessment of health effects.
Utah governor Jon Huntsman announced that state agencies will move to a four-day workweek (10 hours/day, with mandatory three-day weekends) in order to save energy, reduce vehicle miles traveled in the state, and address climate change and air pollution.
EPA is developing a voluntary water efficiency standard for new single-family homes and townhomes.Topics on the Beat:
EPA announced May 29, 2008, that its assembled data on beach closings in 2007 is available online. You can look up beaches in the Great Lakes, along the Pacific, Gulf, and Atlantic coasts, and for five US territories.Topics on the Beat: