Change begins with education. At KRC, we seek to inspire and inform the many Kentuckians ready to make positive environmental change. Our program, Kentucky Environmental Leadership Insitute (KELI) provides free, community workshops to give Kentuckians the tools to better protect the places they live and love.
Reporting on Environmental Injustice
Virtual Event with Jim Bruggers
Tuesday, July 25, Noon EST | Zoom
Join Inside Climate News Reporter Jim Bruggers for a discussion on how he writes for impact and develops groundbreaking environmental justice news reporting. Learn how Jim uses data tools like the Toxic Release Inventory and the EPA FLIGHT database in his work.
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About the Speaker, Jim Bruggers
James Bruggers covers the U.S. Southeast, coal and plastics for the national nonprofit newsroom Inside Climate News. He previously reported on energy and the environment for The (Louisville) Courier Journal. Before moving to Kentucky in 1999, Bruggers worked as a journalist in Montana, Alaska, Washington and California. His work has won numerous recognitions, including best beat reporting, Society of Environmental Journalists, and the National Press Foundation’s Thomas Stokes Award for energy reporting. He served on the board of directors of the SEJ for 13 years, including two years as president. He lives in Louisville with his wife, Christine Bruggers.
We have several epsiodes on our podcast about environmental information and happenings in Kentucky. Available wherever you get podcasts, check out past episodes on the Kentucky General Assembly, what it's like to be an environmental attorney, and how to make change.