Economy & Business

Collaborative Journalism Project Reveals Inequities in Escaping Climate Change Hazards

When U.S. communities become unlivable due to climate change impacts, can residents count on government relocation assistance — and are those most in need of help actually getting it? Those questions kickstarted a year-long investigation led by three high-powered journalism organizations. Now they’re sharing their reporting resources toolkit and inviting other journalists to widen the coverage with more local stories.

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"EPA Proposes Restrictions To Block Proposed Alaska Mine"

"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed restrictions that would block plans for a copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region that is home to the world’s largest sockeye salmon run."

Source: AP, 12/05/2022

"Top Dems Weigh Adding Permitting Reform To Defense Bill"

"Democratic leaders are trying to slip controversial permitting provisions developed by Sen. Joe Manchin into the latest version of the fiscal 2023 defense authorization bill, according to three people familiar with the matter."

Source: E&E News, 12/05/2022

"With Federal Aid on the Table, Utilities Shift to Embrace Climate Goals"

"As billions in government subsidies were at stake, the electric utility industry shed its opposition to clean-air regulation and put its lobbying muscle behind passing President Biden’s climate bill."

Source: NYTimes, 12/02/2022


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