"Oil companies including Sunoco LP, Chevron Corp., and Exxon Mobil Corp. urged justices to dismiss a climate lawsuit they say falls outside of the scope of local law during oral arguments Thursday at the Hawaii Supreme Court."
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Long-growing concern over dangerous “forever” chemicals has drawn the attention of federal and state policymakers, local communities and the utilities that provide their drinking water. But little about regulating PFAS will be quick or easy, making it a major environmental and public health story for years to come. Issue Backgrounder unfolds the regulatory moves, the politics and the larger implications of PFAS policy.
As algal blooms (think “red tides” or “dead zones”) grow larger and more frequent, they are emerging not just on the coasts and major estuaries, but in inland lakes and streams. And they cause all kinds of harm, to humans and to the environment. The latest TipSheet has details on how to cover the problem locally, including story ideas and reporting resources.
"Meta and Google’s moves to block news in Canada undermine democracy." Scrappy Canadian investigative startup The Narwhal finds tech giants blocking news sites because of the Online News Act.
The Society of Environmental Journalists is seeking a new Executive Director to lead North America’s largest membership organization for journalists covering energy, climate and the environment. This is an extraordinary opportunity to take an influential role supporting a community of more than 1,500 members working to strengthen coverage of the environment, energy, environmental justice, health, biodiversity, climate change and related issues. View the full position profile.
Meet SEJ member Gwendolyn Craig! Gwen has covered public policy and environmental regulation for the Adirondack Explorer magazine since January 2020. She takes photos and videos for the Explorer's magazine and website and shares her content with the Times Union in Albany.
"More than 95 percent of the gas the utility delivers to customers is derived from fossil fuels."
"After the daunting heatwaves and storms of this summer, our cheery visions of the season seem at odds with our climate-changed reality."
"Half of regular green tweeters abandoned platform after its sale and cuts to moderation, analysis finds".