The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast. These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or firstname.lastname@example.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need. Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast.
These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or email@example.com) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.
Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
Search results for "Scott Paper" ...
An inlet from the sea in Nova Scotia is the site of an environmental catastrophe wrought by a Scott Paper Company mill. To attract the mill, officials approved using Boat Harbor as a toxic waste treatment pond. The investigation details the actions governmental bodies took in conjunction with Scott Paper that produced the health hazard that Boat Harbor creates for nearby residents today.
The paper's three-month investigation found clean-air enforcement actions at oil refineries were being scaled back and the country's worst air polluters were continuing to operate without repercussions. And though the Environmental Protection Agency made claims about efforts to make air cleaner, it let oil refineries miss court-ordered deadlines. Meanwhile, residents living nearby suffer the consequences.
Stars and Stripes is the only daily newspaper that circulates in war zones. Reporters for the paper surveyed nearly 2,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and National Guardsmen in Iraq. They found that moral was low; many troops felt they had not been trained for the duties they were performing, soldiers had little confidence in their leaders and many soldiers doubted the value of the military mission in Iraq. Furthermore, reporters found enormous differences in the quality of life between troops.
The Journal reveals that U.S. air traffic controllers in Oakland, Calif., who each monitor about 15 trans-Pacific flights at a time, still use strips of paper to track planes across their assigned expanse of ocean. The FAA' s technology for routing jumbo jets across open ocean - beyond the reach of radar - hasn't changed since the 1970s. The Journal says that the FAA was supposed to have updated the system long ago, but it pulled the plug on its overhaul in the late 1990s after cost overruns.
This article discusses the abrupt downsizing of Scott Paper Corporation. The corporation went through rapid changes and was sold to an industry rival Kimberly-Clark. Across the Board looks at the effects of the 11,000 workers who were laid off as well as on the corporation.
Tags: Cassel Employees 6 pgs.
The Los Angeles Times takes an indepth look at how Assemblyman Scott Baugh is being investigated by the district attorney's office for alleged campaign finance irregularities in a special election in the 67th Assembly District. The DAs office is also investigating his links to the candidacy of Democrat Laurie Campbell, who was removed from the ballot by a Sacramento Superior Corut judge for filing falsified nomination papers. (Oct. 16, 19, 27, 1995; Nov. 29, 30, 1995; Dec. 7, 20, 23, 30, 1995)