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December 1, 2023

DEADLINE: Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation

Proposals for this year-long fellowship at Harvard University may deal with any issue relating to journalism’s digital transformation. Open to both international and U.S. journalists, including freelancers. Deadlines: Dec 1, 2023 and Jan 31, 2024, respectively.


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After Superstorm Sandy, 2 Big Flood Control Projects Get Underway in NJ

"A decade after they were first envisioned in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy ’s destruction, two of the largest flood control projects designed to protect the densely populated cities of New Jersey that lie just outside New York City will finally get underway Wednesday."

Source: AP, 10/25/2023

Pa. Gas Firms Used 160 Million Lbs. of Secret Chemicals From 2012 to 2022

"Oil and gas producers in Pennsylvania used some 160 million pounds of chemicals that they are not required by law to publicly identify in more than 5,000 gas wells between 2012 and 2022, according to research published on Tuesday."

Source: Inside Climate News, 10/25/2023

Prying Open the Statehouse Doors

Reporting on environmental stories often leads to the state legislature, where key material can be frustratingly hard to access. Whether that’s because the state is deliberately hiding information, has poor systems for sharing it or isn’t even tracking it, there are ways to get what you need. Four seasoned environment reporters offer tips, tricks and commiseration.

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