On the beat: Environment
- Event: 2012 IRE Conference
- Speakers: TBA
- Date/Time: Saturday, June 16 at 8:30 a.m.
- Location: Arlington-Berkeley
- Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio
Veteran journalists will offer tips on investigating pollution and its health impacts in the U.S. and abroad. Topics will include: covering tough environmental issues even when you have no background in that area, deciphering chemical jargon, researching public records on toxic sites and piecing together narratives from documents and interviews.
A Neighborhood In Peril
Fallon's Powerpoint presentation lays out how he covered the secret chemical spill that happened years ago and the story that followed: "A Neighborhood in Peril, How New Jersey environmental regulators failed the people they were supposed to protect".