Journalism & Media

OSHA Drops Fatality Data, Science Suppression Tracker and More

OSHA stops publishing on its website a list of U.S. workers who died on the job, a new "Silencing Science Tracker" tool and a journalists' guide to working with whistleblowers are released, plus a powerful politician pressures a scientist on environmental health policy. All in the latest WatchDog TipSheet.

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Pruitt Closely Monitored Scrubbing of EPA Climate Websites, Emails Show

"Shortly after arriving at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Scott Pruitt took a personal interest in and closely monitored the removal of extensive information from his agency's website that explained to the public the federal effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Power Plan, according to newly released EPA documents."

Source: InsideClimate News, 01/30/2018

Charting the Year Ahead in Environment, Energy News

This is a decisive time on the energy and environment front, with challenges and confrontation expected over the consummation of the Trump deregulatory agenda. Our second annual issues guide provides a roadmap for covering the big stories. The guide's formal launch took place at an SEJ event in Washington, D.C. on January 26. If you missed it, the webcast is archived here.

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February 12, 2018

DEADLINE: GroundTruth Project/WCAI Climate Change Reporting Fellowship

The GroundTruth Project and WCAI, the local NPR member station for the Cape, Islands and South Coast, invite applications for a new reporting fellowship that will explore how individuals and communities are coping with the realities of climate change. Two emerging journalists will report for six months in WCAI's newsroom in Woods Hole, MA. Deadline to apply is Feb 12.

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In Trump Era, Author Ponders What TR Would Do

The environmental legacy of past presidents tells us much about the current White House, whose occupant author Douglas Brinkley calls "a used car salesman of the worst kind." In this "Between the Lines" Q&A, the historian talks about what we can learn from TR and FDR, the future of the environmental movement and the role of journalists.

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