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June 27, 2009 to June 30, 2009

10th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment

The central theme of this event is "Environmental Communication as a Nexus."

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May 21, 2009

Brave New World of Media and Journalism

This American Society of Journalists and Authors event will deal with the seismic shifts in the freelance journo business, including topics such as new funding sources, social networking, and nonprofit writing opportunties. The moderator is SEJ member Christine Heinrichs, an award-winning journalist and author whose current work focuses on sustainable agriculture issues. Speakers include another SEJ member, Rene Ebersole of Audubon Magazine; Nick Penniman, Huffington Post executive editor, who will discuss HP's new investigative news venture; and more.

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Disabilities and Disasters — What Questions Should You Be Asking Planners?

As hurricane season ramps up, how are the disaster planners considering those with disabilities in your community? Texas-based journalist Greg Harman shares the story of one group that sued their city over claims it failed to properly prepare. And he extracts some rules of thumb to help determine if emergency planners are taking those with disabilities into consideration where you are.

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E. New England Bracing For Rain, Winds From Hurricane Lee Starting Friday

"Eastern New England was bracing Thursday afternoon for the arrival of Hurricane Lee, which was expected to bring a nasty mix of heavy rain, strong winds and high seas to the region starting Friday and lasting into Saturday, forecasters said."

Source: USA TODAY, 09/15/2023

"Biden Administration Approves 4th Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Project"

"The Biden administration on Tuesday approved a wind energy project off Rhode Island, the fourth major commercial-scale offshore wind energy project approved by the Biden Interior Department."

Source: The Hill, 08/23/2023
August 18, 2023

DEADLINE: New England First Amendment Institute

The New England First Amendment Coalition will host its 13th annual New England First Amendment Institute from Oct 29-31, 2023 at Northeastern University in Boston. Journalists within New England can apply by Aug 18 for this tuition-free investigative journalism program. One scholarship available.

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Vermont’s Flood-Wracked Capital City Ponders A Rebuild -- And Climate

"A beloved bookstore in Vermont’s small capital city moved across the street to a new spot farther from the Winooski River after an ice jam sent river water into the store in 1992. A nearby office supply and gift store did the same in 2011 because it liked a different space that came with a bonus: it was higher and farther from the river."

Source: AP, 08/08/2023

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