Tainted water. Oil refineries. Incinerators. Steel mills. Interstate freeways. Lead pipes. Lead paint. Food insecurity. Old schools. Old homes. All are known to cause human health problems – and all are part of everyday life in cities across the United States.
It’s a public health crisis – and a deep journalistic well of stories.
Using Detroit as a model, the Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources (IJNR) will conduct an all-expenses-paid workshop over two days designed to help journalists understand how environment problems impact communities.
Early registration limited to NABJ convention attendees and/or members. Remaining spots, if they exist, will be made available in mid-July.