Southwest (AZ NM OK TX)

March 1, 2020

DEADLINE: CENTER Photo/Art Awards and Grants

CENTER annually offers awards and grants to photographers and artists around the world for project funding, exhibition in Santa Fe and professional development via the premier juried portfolio review event, the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival. Deadline: Mar 1, 2020.

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March 31, 2020

DEADLINE: Bill Lane Center for the American West Media Fellowship

Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West is offering a media fellowship, giving one $5,000 stipend for three months’ work. The grant will fund a journalist illuminating crucial issues about the region. Apply by Mar 31, 2020.

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"Race Is On To Find Uses For Wastewater From Fracking"

"In the Permian Basin, now the most prolific oil field in the world, hundreds of miles of plastic pipelines snake along dirt roads, drilling pads and the edges of farm fields. But they are not carrying oil. They’re transporting an another precious commodity in this arid region on the New Mexico-Texas border: water."

Source: Searchlight New Mexico, 02/04/2020

"Big Oil Wants To Dump More Wastewater Into Rivers. What Could Go Wrong?"

"For more than six months, twin brothers Ronald and Donald Schweitzer have watched large amounts of salty wastewater bubble up from the ground in their wheat field. The “saltwater purge” has killed three trees and several acres of crops on their northwest Oklahoma farm."

Source: Grist, 01/23/2020

The Journalism Student Who Went Down a Rabbit Hole and Came Up a Mine Shaft

A young journalist looking for a quick report found himself instead on a five-month odyssey to cover the hidden dangers of abandoned mining sites in the Southwest — then picked up a Society of Environmental Journalists’ student award in the aftermath. How this student’s persistence paid off, in the latest EJ Academy. 

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ASU’s Cronkite News Service Cleans Up in SEJ Student Awards

One journalism school seems to have hit on a formula for success in generating award-winning student reporting on the environment. EJ Academy editor Bob Wyss on why Arizona State’s Cronkite News Service cleaned up in this year’s Society of Environmental Journalists’ student awards category.

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February 3, 2020

DEADLINE: ICN’s Mountain West Environmental Reporting Workshop

Are you a journalist in the U.S. Mountain West who wants to produce more in-depth clean energy, environmental and climate stories for your news outlet? InsideClimate News' next regional workshop will be held March 23-24, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The deadline to apply is Feb. 3.

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