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A wall of silence at the EPA

Inside Climate News won a Pulitzer for its environmental reporting, but that award doesn't seem to matter to the Environmental Protection Agency. Lisa Song and Jim Morris write about the refusal of top EPA officials to speak on the record: "Our problems with the EPA are not unusual. Earlier this month, 38 journalism and communications organizations wrote a joint letter to President Obama urging him to put 'an end to this restraint on communication in federal agencies.'"