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Global Power Plants
Download a spreadsheet of locations and data on power plants around the world.

Toxic Waste Sites and Environmental Justice Research Roundup
From Harvard’s Journalist’s Resource.

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
A non-profit organization monitors waste from computer corporations in Northern California.


NUCLEAR POWER | OIL SPILLS

Understanding the Nuclear Threat

Smithsonian Institute: Three Mile Island Disaster
Archive from the nuclear plant disaster in Pennsylvania in 1979.

Global Power Plants
Download a spreadsheet of locations and data on power plants around the world.

Nuclear Threat Initiative
Tracking the threat of other countries’ pursuits of nuclear weapons.

Boing Boing: Nuclear Energy 101
Basics of how nuclear energy and plants work.

NY Times: Video of Nuclear Plant Explosion in Japan 2011

Infoplease Nuclear Accidents Page

Understanding the Nuclear Threat

Nuclear Threat Initiative
Tracking the threat of other countries’ pursuits of nuclear weapons.

Infoplease Nuclear Accidents Page

California’s Pacific Gas & Electric
The site features several pages related to the blackouts, including maps, company bankruptcy documents and more.

EPA: Oil Spill Data Tools

Poten.com: Oil & Gas Industry
The site is a great source of story ideas, news and data for journalists covering the oil and gas industry, transportation industry and commodity markets. Covers issues such as oil transportation rates from the Middle East; disruption in supply due to Venezuelan strike; natural gas price volatility in the United States; and environmental issues relating to oil tankers.

Toxic Waste Sites and Environmental Justice Research Roundup
A 2019 post from Harvard’s Journalist’s Resource.

NY Times Oil Spill Map

U.S. Public Interest Research Group

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
A non-profit organization monitors waste from computer corporations in Northern California.

National Interagency Fire Center

Animal Legal Defense Fund

International Bird Rescue Gulf Oil Spill Response


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