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Scienceline Contributors Finalists for Journalism Award

It's no Pulitzer, but we sure are pleased!

July 25, 2007

Just a quick note for you readers, to toot our own horn. Two of our contributors, Julie Leibach and Melinda Wenner, are nominated for the Society of Environmental Journalist’s student story awards.

Read away:

Food for Chickens, Poison for Man by Melinda Wenner
A widespread farming practice is adding arsenic to the food chain.

Black Mayonnaise
by Julie Leibach
For nearly 30 years, New York State agencies have known about a 17 million gallon oil spill under the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. Now they’re finally starting to do something about it.

Good Luck to our authors!

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Karen Schrock says:

Update: Julie won 1st place and Melinda won 2nd! Congrats to both excellent reporters, and also to the Scienceline editors who helped them shape those stories.

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