SEJ Webinar: Covering Contaminated Sites in Your Community

Event Date: 
August 2, 2023
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Covering Contaminated Sites in Your Community
Wednesday, August 2, 2023   |   1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
All journalists welcome!

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Video recording and chat log

Most of us have a contaminated site near us, but without reporters playing a watchdog role these sites often languish for decades, potentially impacting the health of community members. In this webinar, investigative journalist Jordan Gass-Pooré (pictured, right) provides tips on the ways journalists can report on contaminated sites by incorporating local voices who have been personally impacted by the pollution that created the contaminated sites, and the knowledge of experts who lay out how future extreme weather events fueled by climate change may threaten to further spread that pollution if clean-up is not done quickly and thoroughly.




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