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From Colorado Contrasts to SEJ Shifts

The Society of Environmental Journalists’ annual conference in Colorado this fall will bring attendees to a state rich in contrasts and storytelling fodder. At the same time, SEJ itself is readying for seismic shifts. SEJ President Bobby Magill shares firsthand knowledge of the Square State, plus a look into changes for the organization, in his latest quarterly report.

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Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Already Imperiled Over Cost

"A $2 trillion infrastructure deal outlined this week by President Trump and top Democrats is already losing momentum, as the president’s own chief of staff is telling people inside and outside the administration that the effort is too expensive and unlikely to succeed."

Source: Washington Post, 05/06/2019

"Trump and Democrats Agree to Pursue $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan"

"Democratic congressional leaders emerged from a meeting at the White House on Tuesday and announced that President Trump had agreed to pursue a $2 trillion infrastructure plan to upgrade the nation’s highways, railroads, bridges and broadband."

Source: NY Times, 05/01/2019

"U.S. Opens Criminal Probe Into Ford Emissions Certification"

"The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Ford Motor Co’s emissions certification process in the United States, the automaker disclosed on Friday, saying it was cooperating fully with the probe and still conducting its own internal review."

Source: Reuters, 04/29/2019
May 1, 2019

Underwater Sound Sources – 2019 Webinar Series

Discovery of Sound in the Sea presents a free, four-part webinar series on anthropogenic underwater sound sources. Topics include seismic sound sources, pile-driving, wind turbines, commercial vessel traffic, echosounders and sonar.

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"Michigan Governor Open To Allowing Great Lakes Oil Tunnel"

"Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday that she’s open to allowing construction of an oil transport tunnel beneath the channel where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, despite previously halting work on a tunnel plan developed by her predecessor."

Source: AP, 04/22/2019

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