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Pollution and Air Quality in the News
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19389324/site/newsweek/
The most polluted cities in the world. Do you know what they are?

U.S. Air Pollution: Less Smog, But More Soot in East
http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSN3046592020070501
The American Lung Association publishes its annual State of the Air report.

State of The Air: 2007
http://lungaction.org/reports/sota07_cities.html
Find out what the best and worst cities in the U.S. are when it comes to air quality.

Pollution Poll
http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/02/22/news/poll.php?page=1
Poll finds strong support in Europe and U.S. for polluter taxes. According to a recent poll by Harris Interactive, 82 percent of Americans believe that industrial companies should be taxed according to the amount of pollution they produce.

Useful EPA Sites:
http://www.epa.gov/oppt/pubs/laws.htm
Laws, regulations and statutes regarding pollution prevention

Pollution Prevention
http://www.epa.gov/p2/
Everything you need to know to improve the environment.

Related Non-profit/educational links
http://alg.umbc.edu/usaq/
U.S. Air Quality (USAQ) "The smog blog". The USAQ is a daily diary of air quality in the U.S.

Refineries: Top 10 Sources of Carcinogens
http://www.environmentalintegrity.org/pub415.cfm
The Environmental Integrity Project identifies refineries with the highest emissions of known or suspected carcinogens.

Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)
http://www.centerforinvestigativereporting.org
Established in 1977, CIR sponsors and produces investigative projects for television, radio, print and the Web.

Investigative Reporters and Investigative Reporters, Inc. (IRE)
http://www.ire.org/
IRE provides educational services to reporters, editors and others interested in investigative journalism and works to maintain high professional standards.

Columbia Journalism Review
http://www.cjr.org/
Published bi-monthly since 1961 by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, CJR is the preeminent magazine for professional journalists. Its articles cover trends in the journalism and media industries, professional ethics, and the stories behind the news.

The Fund for Investigative Journalism
http://fij.org/
The Fund for Investigative Journalism awards grants to reporters seeking to undertake investigative projects without the backing of a major news organization. Past FIJ-supported projects have won a variety of awards -- among them Seymour Hersh's Pulitzer Prize for his report on the U.S. Army massacre in the Vietnamese village of My Lai.

The Center for Public Integrity
http://www.publicintegrity.org/default.aspx
The Center for Public Integrity is a non-partisan nonprofit organization that works to produce original, responsible investigative journalism on issues of public concern.

The National Security Archive
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/
An independent non-governmental research institute, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
http://www.pulitzercenter.org/
Established in 2006 as an independent division of the World Security Institute, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting identifies, sponsors, and distributes independent investigative reporting.

The Smoking Gun
http://www.thesmokinggun.com/
The Smoking Gun Web site uses materials gained via the Freedom of Information Act to weigh in on current issues in the news.
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