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In this issue: New media add to coal-ash coverage; Getting started with podcasts; Newsroom cuts impact E-beat veterans; more...SEJ Publication Types:
Two competing bills before Congress would pay people to scrap old, inefficient vehicles. But some say the proposed legislation is not as green as it looks and other factors need to be taken into consideration.
White-nose syndrome, an increasing cause of bat mortality, is spreading. Bats play an important role in controlling insect populations and pollinating plants.Topics on the Beat:
Researchers, journalists in tow, will be chasing tornadoes around the central US in May and June to learn more about how tornadoes work, and better predict them and their paths.Region:
There could be a story breeding behind the emergency pesticide exemptions — which could number in the hundreds — in your state.
A U.S. Chemical Safety Board public hearing, delayed for a month due to Bayer's pleas for secrecy, finds lack of safety to be contributing factors to the 'accident' that killed two at an Institute, WV, plant in August 2008.
Witnesses at a House Energy Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection hearing in February said excessive and unjustified claims of "confidential business information" dampen EPA's efforts to regulate commonly used chemicals.
The guidance was the latest in a series of orders seeking to turn around Bush administration secrecy, although "altering the mind set" might make change more difficult than originally thought.
A new rule signed by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson restores cuts in how much data communities can get about nearby industrial releases of toxic substances.