EPA and states may be cutting companies slack if they "audit" their own violations. Here's a database that will help you audit whether local polluters are abusing the program.
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A research team led by Purdue claims in a soon-to-be-published article to have mapped local U.S. climate change more precisely than has been done before.SEJ Publication Types:Topics on the Beat:
Reporters: you now have a contact list of expert sources of climate information in or about your region.SEJ Publication Types:Topics on the Beat:
Great Falls, Montana, wouldn't let its citizens know details of its contracts with a utility. But a judge stopped that.Topics on the Beat:
GOP Senators blocked a bill to shield journalists trying to protect confidential sources before heading home for August recess.
Who are the "American Energy Alliance" — and what does Burson-Marsteller think they need to hide about funding from major oil, utility, and business lobbies?Topics on the Beat:
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?Region:
Reginfo.gov helps reporters track regulatory mischief — and deregulatory mischief too — government-wide.
The Bush White House is rushing through — secretly — a midnight regulation that would hobble the next administration's efforts to regulate workplace environmental risks.
The Department of Agriculture has stopped reporting publicly how many animals it kills for farmers and ranchers in its predator control program.