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David Hasemyer

David Hasemyer is a freelance journalist whose career includes an award-winning tenure at the San Diego Union-Tribune as an investigative reporter.  His work has been recognized by the Associated Press, the Society for Professional Journalists, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the California Newspaper Publishers Association. He has also been a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award.

Among the articles Hasemyer researched and wrote for the Union-Tribune was a series about a 10-million ton pile of nuclear waste, a remnant of the uranium-mining boom in the 1950s and '60s that threatened the Colorado River. Those stories have been widely credited as critical to the U. S. Department of Energy's decision in 2000 to move the pile away from the river. Hasemyer graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

Articles

Enbridge Faces Maximum Fine of $86 Million for Kalamazoo Spill

Aug 28 , 2014
The company told regulators in a filing it expects to pay at least $22 million. The EPA, which will assess the fine, is mum.

Judge Throws Out Texas Family's Fracking Pollution Case

Aug 15 , 2014
Dismissal is in contrast to a case in which a jury awarded $2.9 million to a family who also claimed to be sickened by fracking's emissions.

Fracking Companies Fight Texas Families' Air Pollution Suits, Fearing Precedent

Aug 13 , 2014
If two Texas couples win their cases, it could change the assumption that ordinary people can't stand up to the industry, legal expert says.

Bakken Oil Pipeline Would Bisect Minnesota, Cross 144 Waterways

Aug 6 , 2014
Enbridge says it consulted with regulatory agencies and communities for a year and a half to select the best route, which faces intense public opposition.

For Rural Texans Overwhelmed by the Fracking Boom, Training to Fight Back

Jul 16 , 2014
Workshops will teach residents of the booming Eagle Ford Shale how to report emissions and suspected water contamination.

Texas Sheriff Wants Criminal Charges Filed in Fracking Pollution Case

Jul 9 , 2014
Hauling company that dumped toxic drilling waste over eight miles of road and never told authorities faces formal enforcement action.

One Man's Mission to Curb Illegal Dumping of Texas Frack Waste

Jul 1 , 2014
'If I can make this a better place for people to live, then I have done my job.'

Major New Pipeline Proposed Next to Enbridge Line That Ruptured in 2010

Jun 27 , 2014
ET Rover Pipeline Company has set a date of June 2017 to have the natural gas pipeline, which will cross Ohio and Michigan, running.