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January 17, 2018

Protecting Polar Ocean Spaces

The Wilson Center invites you to Washington, DC for a description and discussion of two important December 2017 milestones in polar ocean governance. There will also be a livestream of this event.

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2018 Elections Could Be Game-Changer for Environment, Energy

The 2018 elections may prove highly consequential for environment and energy policy, possibly slowing or even reversing the Trump-GOP deregulatory agenda. The latest Issue Backgrounder helps reporters frame the choices voters face, including environmental justice and offshore drilling.

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"Pennsylvania Shuts Down Construction On Sunoco Gas Pipeline"

"Pennsylvania environmental officials ordered Sunoco on Wednesday to halt construction of a natural gas pipeline across the southern part of the state, citing a series of spills and leaks of drilling fluid and other “egregious and willful violations” of state law that have plagued the $2.5 billion project."

Source: AP, 01/04/2018
January 26, 2018

2018 Journalists’ Guide to Energy & Environment

From pipeline politics to hurricane horrors, 2017 witnessed a flood of energy and environment news — and 2018 promises to set a new high-water mark. On Friday, January 26 at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC, the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) will launch its annual report, "The Journalists' Guide to Energy and Environment,” which previews the top stories of 2018, with comments from a roundtable of leading journalists. The event takes place 3:00-5:00 p.m., with a reception to follow.

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"Pipelines: Atlantic Coast Project Stopped Short By Unexpected Va. Vote"

"Virginia regulators unexpectedly tossed the fate of the Atlantic Coast pipeline project up in the air yesterday, as what was widely expected to be a vote to let the natural gas pipeline proceed instead raised new questions about the project's timing and next steps forward."

Source: EnergyWire, 12/14/2017
August 20, 2018 to August 23, 2018

Biochar 2018

USBI Biochar 2018 is the largest event in North America dedicated to advancing the sustainable production and use of biochar through scientific and engineering research, policy development, field practice, and technology transfer.

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"Hospitals Find Asthma Hot Spots More Profitable To Neglect Than Fix"

"BALTIMORE — Keyonta Parnell has had asthma most of his young life, but it wasn’t until his family moved to the 140-year-old house here on Lemmon Street two years ago that he became one of the health-care system’s frequent customers."

Source: Kaiser/Capital, 12/06/2017

‘I’ll Never Leave This Place, And I Hope This Place Will Never Leave Me’

"Even though repeated promises of a seawall have failed to materialize, teen and Tangier’s other residents refuse to give up hope"

"Like most high school seniors, Cameron Evans is at the edge of change. He’s anxious about whether to major in photography or politics, annoyed about having to go to the dentist, animated when talking about the Yankees, his favorite team.

Source: Bay Journal, 11/30/2017

"In The Heart Of Coal Country, EPA Hears Worries About The Climate"

"After more than four decades as a coal miner, Stanley Sturgill ambled into an ornate room at West Virginia’s state capitol Tuesday to deliver a stark message to the Trump administration: Climate change is real and continuing to burn the dirty fossil fuel hurts future generations."

Source: AP, 11/29/2017

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