Jacob Reeves, duab nyob hauv tsev hauv Stoughton, tau kuaj pom hauv 2014 nrog cov menyuam yaus dermatomyositis - ib yam kab mob tsis tshua muaj uas nws niam Kaj ntug ua rau muaj qib siab ntawm atrazine pom hauv lawv cov dej zoo. "Kuv tsuas quaj ib zaug xwb," Dawn Reeves hais tias, "thaum lawv hais tias nws yuav tsis taug kev dua." Yakhauj zaj dab neeg tau nthuav tawm nyob rau hauv "Failure in the Faucet" series uas tau txais txiaj ntsig los ntawm SPJ rau kev tshawb nrhiav kev tshaj tawm ntawm cov koom haum xov xwm ywj pheej me me. Coburn Dukehart / Wisconsin Center rau Tshawb Xyuas Xov Xwm
Sijhawm Nyeem Ntawv: 5 feeb

Lub Society of Professional Journalists hnub Monday hu ua Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism's "Failure ntawm Faucet" series tus yeej thawj zaug hauv nws qhov kev sib tw hauv tebchaws.

Cov koob no tau txais txiaj ntsig zoo tshaj plaws hauv xyoo 2016 Sigma Delta Chiv Cov khoom plig rau kev tshawb fawb qhia ntawm me me, online ywj pheej xov xwm koom haum. "Failure ntawm Faucet" yog ib qho ntawm 85 tus neeg qhuas ntawm ntau dua 1,300 qhov kev nkag. Txoj haujlwm txuas ntxiv no yog cov ncauj lus kom ntxaws tshaj plaws saib txog kev pheej hmoo rau cov dej haus hauv Wisconsin, suav nrog txhuas, arsenic, strontium, radium, kab mob thiab tshuaj tua kab.

"Qhov khoom plig no yog ib qho pov thawj rau kev ua haujlwm tseem ceeb ntawm Lub Tsev Haujlwm cov neeg ua haujlwm thiab kev txhawb nqa kev coj noj coj ua ntawm Andy thiab Dee Hall, uas tau tsim lub Center rau hauv ib qho ntawm cov chaw tshawb fawb saum toj kawg nkaus hauv lub tebchaws," said Brant Houston, Knight Chair hauv Kev Tshawb Fawb. thiab Kev Tshaj Tawm Txog Kev Lag Luam ntawm University of Illinois ntawm Urbana-Champaign thiab tus thawj tswj hwm ntawm Lub Tsev Haujlwm Pawg Thawj Coj.

 

Kev ceeb toom rau cov yeeb yaj kiab tau pib xyoo 2015 uas yog ib feem ntawm Lub Confluence, kev sim xov xwm ntawm Lub Chaw thiab University of Wisconsin-Madison Tsev Kawm Ntawv ntawm Kev Sau Xov Xwm thiab Kev Sib Txuas Lus. Nws yog ib qho piv txwv ntawm UW's vaunted Wisconsin Idea hauv kev nqis tes ua.

Kev txhawb nqa thawj zaug rau Lub Confluence tau muab los ntawm 2014 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education nyiaj pab tswj hwm los ntawm Online News Association thiab tau txais nyiaj los ntawm Ethics thiab Excellence hauv Journalism Foundation, Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Knight Foundation, Democracy Fund thiab Rita Allen Foundation.

Andy Hall, tus thawj coj ntawm Lub Tsev Haujlwm tau hais tias "Peb muaj kev ris txiaj rau ntau tus neeg nyob hauv Wisconsin uas tau qhia lawv txoj kev tawm tsam nrog peb kom nthuav tawm cov kev cai tswjfwm uas ua rau muaj kev sib kis ntawm cov dej haus hauv cov zej zog thoob plaws lub xeev," said Andy Hall, tus thawj coj ntawm Lub Tsev Haujlwm thiab co-founder nrog Managing Editor Dee J. Hall.

"Peb txaus siab rau SPJ qhov kev lees paub hauv lub tebchaws ntawm txoj haujlwm no, uas suav nrog kev txhawb nqa zoo los ntawm cov peev nyiaj thiab kev sib koom tes zoo tshaj plaws los ntawm Lub Tsev Haujlwm cov neeg ua haujlwm, cov neeg ua haujlwm them nyiaj, cov neeg ua haujlwm pab dawb, UW-Madison cov tub ntxhais kawm ntawv xov xwm thiab kws qhia ntawv, Wisconsin Public Radio, Wisconsin Public TV thiab lwm yam. Lawv coj cov teeb meem los ntawm cov dab neeg, cov duab, daim duab qhia chaw thiab kev tshuaj xyuas cov ntaub ntawv, txhawb kev paub txog pej xeem thiab txhawb kev tshawb nrhiav kev daws teeb meem. "

“Failure at the Faucet” tau raug hu ua ib qho ntawm Wisconsin cov haujlwm tshawb nrhiav saum toj kawg nkaus ob xyoos sib law liag los ntawm Milwaukee Press Club.

Tory Lowe tau pab npaj lub rooj sib tham txog cov hlau lead hauv cov dej haus ntawm Tsev Teev Ntuj hauv Milwaukee thaum Lub Kaum Ob Hlis 6. Nws hais kom cov tub hluas hauv cov neeg tuaj saib tuaj koom nrog nws nyob rau pem hauv ntej ntawm chav tsev los tawm tsam txhua tus kom tiv thaiv lawv ntawm kev phom sij. cov hmoov lead hauv cov dej haus. Cov me nyuam, ntawm sab laug, yog Tomairus Brown, 5, Diamante Silas, 7, Jakoda Eiland, 8, thiab Jeriko Eiland, 11. Coburn Dukehart / Wisconsin Center rau Tshawb Xyuas Xov Xwm

Nyob rau thaum ntxov 2016, Lub Chaw yog thawj zaug tshaj tawm txog qhov txaus ntshai tsim los ntawm Wisconsin 176,000 cov kab kev pabcuam ua haujlwm thiab cov lub xeev muaj cov kab mob lead lom rau menyuam yaus siab, uas sib tw ntawm Flint, Michigan.

Thoob plaws hauv xyoo 2016, Lub Tsev Haujlwm tau txuas ntxiv nws qhov kev pheej hmoo ntawm cov hlau lead hauv lub xeev cov dej haus, suav nrog qib siab ntawm ob lub tsev loj cuj hauv xeev. Cov dab neeg tau qhia tias lub xeev Department of Natural Resources muaj ua tsis tau tejyam hloov kho nws cov txheej txheem xeem kom tsis txhob muaj cov txheej txheem uas tuaj yeem npog qhov tseeb theem ntawm cov hlau lead hauv cov dej haus, thiab cov txheej txheem tseem ceeb hauv tsoomfwv uas nthuav tawm cov menyuam yaus tom tsev kawm ntawv thiab zov hnub rau qhov txaus ntshai neurotoxin.

Lub Chaw qhia txog qhov teeb meem ntawm cov tshuaj lom thaum ub, arsenic, uas yog tainting cov dej ntiag tug thoob plaws lub xeev, tshwj xeeb tshaj yog nyob rau sab qaum teb Wisconsin. Cov neeg sau xov xwm tau pom qhov ntawd strontium, ib qho tshuaj lom neeg nyob rau hauv kev tshuaj xyuas kom muaj peev xwm tswj tau los ntawm US Environmental Protection Agency, muaj nyob rau hauv qee qhov ntau tshaj plaws ntawm no hauv Wisconsin.

Chuck Wagner tus ntxhais xeeb ntxwv, Mackayla, sab laug, thiab Maggie DeBaker, ua rau cov dej qias neeg los ntawm nws lub Nroog Kewaunee, Wisconsin, tsev nyob ib ncig ntawm 2010. Nyob rau xyoo 2013, Wagner muaj ib lub qhov dej tob tob uas raug nqi $10,000. Lub qhov dej tshiab kuj tau ua qias neeg nrog cov kab mob los ntawm cov nyuj quav, thiab tam sim no nws siv lub tshuab rov qab osmosis lim dej ua ntej haus lossis ua noj. Cuam tshuam los ntawm Chuck Wagner

Cov koob kuj tau tshawb xyuas lub hauv paus ua rau muaj kev tsis sib haum xeeb los ntawm Waukesha mus rau hauv Lake Michigan - lub vojvoog, ib yam kab mob hauv dej thoob plaws sab hnub tuaj Wisconsin.

Raws li ib feem ntawm koob, Lub Chaw tau ceeb toom rau pej xeem txog qhov teeb meem txaus ntshai ntawm cov kab mob hauv cov dej haus, tshwm sim los ntawm ob qho tib si tsiaj thiab tib neeg pov tseg.

Thiab cov dab neeg tau pom qhov dav dav ntawm tshuaj tua kab hauv cov dej haus nyob deb nroog thiab lub xeev txoj kev vam meej ntawm kev txo qis atrazine, ib qho ntawm cov tshuaj lom neeg ua liaj ua teb tshaj plaws. Cov koob no suav nrog ib daim qhia txog qhov dej zoo thiab qhov muaj pes tsawg tau tshwm sim raws li cov teeb meem tseem ceeb hauv qee qhov kev sib tw nom tswv hauv Wisconsin.

Lub Tsev Haujlwm cov neeg ua haujlwm, nrog rau UW-Madison's J475 cov tub ntxhais kawm, yeej ib qho khoom plig rau "Zoo Tshaj Kev Tshawb Fawb Zaj Dab Neeg lossis Zaj Dab Neeg" rau "Failure at the Faucet" series, uas qhia txog ntau yam kev hem thawj rau cov dej haus zoo hauv Wisconsin, suav nrog txhuas, arsenic, radium. , strontium, tib neeg thiab tsiaj cov kab mob thiab cov kab mob thiab tshuaj tua kab. Daim duab ntawm no yog Judy Treml thiab nws tus ntxhais Samantha Treml, uas tau poob mob thaum nws muaj rau lub hlis tom qab da dej hauv qhov dej tainted los ntawm cov quav khib nyiab kis rau ntawm thaj chaw khov nyob ze. Tad Dukehart rau Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Cov yeeb yaj kiab tau ua rau cov neeg ua haujlwm hauv xeev thiab hauv zos, suav nrog ib qhov kev pab cuam tshiab los ntawm lub xeev Department of Natural Resources los pab cov zej zog hloov cov kev pab cuam; ib daim nqi uas yuav xav tau dej los kuaj thaum tus me nyuam raug tshuaj lom; ib lub tswv yim Republican los ua nws yooj yim dua los hloov cov kab kev pabcuam; kev lees paub los ntawm lub xeev thiab cov tub ceev xwm hauv nroog tias kev siv zog tam sim no poob qis ntawm kev tiv thaiv pej xeem los ntawm txhuas; thiab daim ntawv thov nyiaj txiag los ntawm Gov. Scott Walker uas txhawb nqa kev pab cuam rau menyuam yaus.

"Nyob rau lub sijhawm uas cov xov xwm tshaj tawm kev ntseeg tau raug cuam tshuam los ntawm kev nom kev tswv, Lub Chaw Haujlwm yog ib qho piv txwv ntawm qhov tseem ceeb ntawm kev tshawb nrhiav kev sau xov xwm tseem ceeb hauv kev pab coj kev hloov pauv rau cov txiaj ntsig hauv zej zog - thiab qhov no, txoj hauv kev los xyuas kom cov neeg nyob hauv Wisconsin muaj kev nkag mus rau Cov dej haus huv huv, ”said Madison Magazine Editor Karen Lincoln Michel, tus lwm thawj coj ntawm Lub Chaw Pabcuam Thawj Coj.

Cov neeg sau xov xwm hauv qab no, cov kws kho, kws yees duab, cov kws tsim khoom lag luam thiab cov kws tshaj lij sau xov xwm tau pab txhawb rau "Failure at the Faucet" series:

Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism cov neeg ua haujlwm thiab cov neeg ua haujlwm: Dee J. Hall, Ron Seely, Coburn Dukehart, Cara Lombardo, Kate Golden, Andy Hall, Lauren Fuhrmann, Andrew Hahn, Haley Henschel, Abigail Becker thiab Bridgit Bowden, qub Wisconsin Public Radio Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow uas tau muab tso rau hauv lub Center qhov xov xwm.

Cov neeg sau xov xwm ywj pheej: Katie Kowalsky, Matt Campbell thiab Tad Dukehart.

UW-Madison cov tub ntxhais kawm hauv cov chav kawm sau xov xwm koom tes nrog txoj haujlwm: Silke Schmidt, Rachael Lallensack, Jane Roberts, Mary Kate McCoy, Kathi Matthews-Risley, Tierney King, Gabrielle Menard thiab Elise Bayer.

UW-Madison Journalism Kws qhia ntawv: Deborah Blum thiab Katy Culver.

Lallensack yuav lees txais qhov khoom plig sawv cev ntawm Lub Tsev Haujlwm ntawm Lub Koom Haum ntawm Cov Kws Sau Xov Xwm 'SDX qhov khoom plig rau lub Rau Hli 23 ntawm National Press Club hauv Washington, DC SPJ muaj 8,000 tus tswv cuab suav nrog tshaj tawm xov xwm, luam tawm thiab cov neeg sau xov xwm online, cov kws qhia ntawv xov xwm thiab cov tub ntxhais kawm. Lub koom haum yog "mob siab rau kev txuas ntxiv ntawm kev tshaj xov xwm dawb uas yog lub hauv paus ntawm peb lub teb chaws thiab peb txoj kev ywj pheej."

Xyoo tas los SDX tau txais txiaj ntsig zoo hauv tib qeb yog "Rape on the Night Shift," los ntawm Kev Tshaj Tawm los ntawm Lub Chaw rau Kev Tshawb Fawb Tshaj Tawm, Kev Tshawb Fawb Tshaj Tawm ntawm University of California-Berkeley, Frontline, Univision thiab KQED.

Cov nonprofit Wisconsin Center rau Kev Tshawb Xyuas Xov Xwm (www.WisconsinWatch.org) koom tes nrog Wisconsin Cov Xov Xwm Zej Tsoom, Wisconsin Cov Xov Xwm Rau Pej Xeem, lwm cov xov xwm tshaj tawm thiab UW-Madison Tsev Kawm Ntawv Xov Xwm thiab Kev Sib Txuas Lus. Txhua yam haujlwm tsim, tshaj tawm, tshaj tawm lossis tshaj tawm los ntawm Lub Chaw tsis tas yuav cuam tshuam cov kev xav lossis kev xav ntawm UW-Madison lossis ib qho ntawm cov koom tes.

Rov luam tawm peb cov ntawv dawb, hauv online lossis luam tawm, raws li daim ntawv tso cai Creative Commons.

Nrov dab neeg los ntawm Wisconsin Watch

Tsab xov xwm "Wisconsin Watch" sawv cev rau cov tswv cuab ntawm Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism cov kev kho thiab kev koom tes rau pej xeem thiab cov neeg ua hauj lwm ua lag luam.