Trailing the Wind, With Massive Turbine Spreadsheet

Wind turbines are everywhere in the United States these days. And now a growing database allows you to track them down by the thousands so you can better report the burgeoning wind energy beat. The latest Reporter’s Toolbox tells you who’s behind this invaluable database, plus smart ways to use it for your coverage.

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June 14, 2020 to June 17, 2020

33rd International Electric Vehicle Symposium

EVS33 in Portland, Oregon includes a three-day conference program, a trade show, a ride and drive event, and tours of local demonstration projects plus, Forth's annual Roadmap conference is being held as part of EVS33.

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Underwater Santa Barbara Sound System Tries To Keep Whales, Ships Apart

"The taut rope that was lowering an underwater listening station to the ocean’s floor collapsed on the tug boat’s deck with a slap, signaling to the crew on board that their mission was complete. They had successfully deployed a sound system in the Santa Barbara Channel."

Source: LA Times, 08/20/2019

"A New Old Way To Combat Toxic Algae: Float It Up, Then Skim It Off"

"In Florida, the Army Corps of Engineers is working to combat a growing environmental menace: blue-green algae. Nitrogen and phosphorus runoff from farms and subdivisions combines with warm summer weather to create massive blooms of algae in rivers and lakes that can be toxic."

Source: NPR, 07/30/2019
July 16, 2019

DEADLINE: Journalism Fellowships for Innovations in Food and Agriculture

From tariffs to technology, U.S.-based journalists will learn the latest developments in food and ag at this expenses-paid National Press Foundation training program, Sept. 15-18, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. Deadline is Jul 16.

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