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Jeremy P. Jacobs

Reporter

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Jeremy covers Western water, weather and legal issues for Greenwire, where he has worked since February 2010. He has written about the Supreme Court, as well as a wide range of issues including the Clean Air Act, Superfund and chemical policy. He worked previously as a political reporter for National Journal, The Hill and The New York Observer. He's been a media fellow at the Vermont Law School and holds a graduate degree from Columbia Journalism School, and an honors degree from Stanford University.

Latest Stories

WESTERN WATER

Colo. may go all in on gambling to fund conservation

Colorado voters will decide this fall on a ballot measure that would legalize sports gambling, with a tax on proceeds going to water conservation. But the plan has sparked controversy in the environmental community — including charges that it greenwashes the politically and morally sticky gambling issue.

PROPERTY RIGHTS

Mineral fight goes Mesozoic: Who owns dinosaur bones?

Dinosaur fossils found in Montana have sparked a property rights dispute that has hit paleontologists like an asteroid. The lawsuit now at the state's Supreme Court could decide the fate of some of the greatest fossil finds of the last century — including a complete T. Rex worth millions — and affect mineral rights across the state.