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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Bulletin: IRS grants SEJ tax exempt status as a non-profit educational and charitable organization
SEJ President Jim Detjen outlines the organization’s status, goals
Charter memberships issued t0 161, representing 35 states and three foreign countries
Environmental stories score big in contests. What does it mean?
California had the country’s first organization for environmental reporters, and it was a rebellious lot. Reflections by on of the ring leaders, Tom Harris of the Sacramento Bee
Scientists Institute for Public Information survey finds environmental reporting on the rise
A television news director tells why she backs environmental news
Tech Talk. This issue, Steve Nash reviews coverage on the unexplained decline in populations of songbirds, amphibians and trees
Julie Edelson offers guide to dealing with the EPA bureaucracy
Will Collette of Citizens’ Clearing-house for Hazardous Wastes critiques environmental journalism
Contact list of Green Beat correspondents, by state
A state-by-state roundup of dominant issues, exceptional reporting, and developments in academic programs and newsrooms