The incidence of childhood cancer is rising. Some experts blame toxic chemicals.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, mandated by federal law to publicize and investigate the death of every detainee in its care, has been using a loophole to avoid full accountability. A recent investigation discovered that ICE underreported fatalities by releasing sick inmates to hospitals, where some died shortly afterward.
Familias, activistas y la ACLU cuestionan la responsabilidad del ICE en las muertes de detenido.
The Oxbow plant in Port Arthur, Texas, continues to emit as much as lung-damaging sulfur dioxide as it did before the Clean Air Act was passed 51 years ago.
Despite spills and air pollution, fossil fuel companies award CEOs for environmental records. For example, Marathon Petroleum’s former CEO got a $272,000 bonus for surpassing environmental goals the same year the company spilled 1,400 barrels of fuel in an Indiana creek.
How Ohio became the state with the most nursing assistant shortages during the pandemic.
This story from the Investigative Reporting Workshop was produced in collaboration with Eye on Ohio, the nonprofit, nonpartisan Ohio Center for Journalism. Please join Eye on Ohio’s free mailing list as this helps us provide more public-service reporting. As Ohio grapples with the highest number of State Tested Nurse Aides (STNAs) shortages in the country …
Our joint investigation with the Maine Monitor found that contracted hours for certified nursing assistants in nursing homes across Maine nearly doubled since 2017. And agency staffing hours across all employee types rose 66% during that same period.
Immigration advocates say transfers between detention centers increase risk of COVID-19 spreading.
Read the full story about Maine nursing homes coping with staff shortages.