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Corrigan Comments On Recent Induction Into The St. Louis Media Hall of Fame

The St. Louis Media Hall of Fame Foundation recently posted on YouTube all of this year’s inductees, including Environmental Echo’s Don Corrigan.  A professor of journalism and long-time newspaper editor, Corrigan is introduced here by the Webster University School of Communications Dean Eric Rothenbuhler.

In his acceptance speech, Corrigan recalls his early years of journalism in grade school with his neighborhood newspaper. He ends his remarks with his interest in covering outdoor and environmental issues, from Times Beach to TMI radioactive rail shipments, to the radioactive waste problems such as those at West Lake and Coldwater Creek in the St. Louis region.

Corrigan also thanks the many inspirational women who have helped with his journalism projects over four decades.

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COAL SMOKE: When Day Was Night In St. Louis

A screenshot of the blog, "A Coal Black Sky." Photo by Bob Wyss.

A screenshot of the blog, “A Coal Black Sky.” Photo provided by Bob Wyss.

“The parents and grandparents of the people in St. Louis are the big heroes,” Bob Wyss said. “They looked at a problem and they resolved it, and they should be credited for what they did.”

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