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Separating Facts From Fake News

Saturday, Nov 3, 2018

The Trump administration is dramatically changing environmental policies. More than ever environmental journalists, lawyers, advocates + scholars are relying on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to get critical information. FOIA requests and litigation over environmental records have skyrocketed during the Trump presidency.

Join us for a day of conversation + strategy sessions with environmental lawyers + journalists working to expose and fight environmental deregulation. Develop your FOIA skills with professionals who use FOIA in environmental litigation + reporting.

Sponsors: CUNY Law School, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism; EDGI, Society of Environmental Journalists + CUNY Center for Urban Environmental Reform

Date: Saturday, November 3, 9 AM - 5 PM

Location: CUNY School of Law, 2 Court Square, Long Island City

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