Natural Resources

"'Gutted' Interior Agency Moves Out West With Top Posts Unfilled"

"The Interior Department is struggling to fill top positions at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) despite assurances from officials that the agency's relocation from Washington to Colorado is helping recruit top talent, according to an analysis by The Hill."

Source: The Hill, 06/03/2020

"EPA Opts Not To Delay Controversial Alaska Mine For Now"

"A top official at the Environmental Protection Agency informed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Alaska late Thursday that the EPA would not formally object at this point to the proposed Pebble Mine, a massive gold and copper deposit where mining could damage the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery."

Source: Washington Post, 06/02/2020

How Explanatory Reporting Can Define a Challenged Landscape

To cover the wide range of challenges affecting his Mountain State, a small market beat reporter won plaudits first by becoming a close student of the issues and then boiling them down to the basics for his audience. Inside Story’s Q&A explores the resulting award-winning journalism on topics like water law and public lands, groundwater pollution and protected species.

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December 1, 2020

DEADLINE: Writing Opportunity With The Oxygen Project

Proposals for covering deep seabed mining, a burgeoning ocean issue, are invited from experienced journalists and opinion writers for conventional news stories, in-depth features, investigative reports, profiles, case studies. Pitches will be considered on a rolling basis until Dec 1, 2020, or whenever our budget is disbursed.



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