Economy & Business

"House Oversight Democrats Bait GOP Over Troubled Oil-Lease Program"

Some House Democrats, citing a GAO report, say Republicans should start their efforts to reduce the deficit by collecting the money legally owed the Treasury by oil and gas companies who profit from taxpayer-owned resources they extract. For decades, oil companies have been underpaying.

Source: Greenwire, 03/04/2011

Benefits of Clean Air Act Rules to Reach $2 Trillion a Year, EPA Says

"A two-decade-old crackdown on smog and soot under the Clean Air Act will yield about $2 trillion in annual benefits by 2020, according to a study that was released by U.S. EPA this morning and was touted as proof that the embattled agency's rules are an economic boon for the American people."

Source: Greenwire, 03/02/2011
April 5, 2011

SEJ Toronto Pub Night

Journalists are invited to join Toronto-area SEJ members at our monthly pub night. In April, our guest will be Jim Stanford, economist with the CAW and author of Economics for Everyone.

April 19, 2011

Covering the Green Economy – Follow the Green Money

In this free webinar, Russ Choma will teach you the skills to find the green money trail on your beat. He’ll show you how to track green stimulus projects and identify the other cash trickling from Washington into your backyard. 

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