WASHINGTON – (January 25, 2011) With financial support from our newest donors – the Gannett Foundation and the Green Park Foundation – the Board of Directors of the Fund for Investigative Journalism has awarded twelve grants to journalists investigating abuse of power, environmental degradation, and corruption in the United States, Asia, Africa, and South America. The board awarded $43,000 in ...

2010 I-News: The Rocky Mountain Investigative News Network – A six month investigation found what really happens to Colorado’s rising mountain of electronic waste. ...

2010 Ted Dracos – In Biocidal, investigative journalist Ted Dracos tells the full story of PCBs for the first time, starting with the chilling chronicle of how the chemical industry manipulated regulatory agencies and scientific findings for decades to continue to reap huge profits, despite their knowledge of the threats posed by their “magic fluid.” Published by Beacon Press. ...

2010 Wanjohi Kabukuru –  Bad for America, good for East Africa. For decades, Africa has been seen as a dumping ground for toxic waste and other agro chemicals and pharmaceutical products banned in the West…. Published in New African Magazine. ...

2010 Rebecca Clarren –  Toxic Past, Toxic Present: Banned pesticides linger in neighborhoods that swallowed up former farms and orchards. Published in High Country News. ...

Ted Dracos’ book, Biocidal; Confronting the Poisonous Legacy of PCBs, on the role of the chemical industry in contaminating the world with PCBs has been published by Beacon Press. Since PCBs were outlawed in 1976, most people think the problem has been solved. However, PCBs can be found everywhere: the highest mountain peaks to the deepest ocean trenches, in the air, in ...

What really happens to e-waste. A report from I-News:  The Rocky Mountain Investigative News Network. Read here what the nonprofit learned about partnering with media. ...