Gold: “Guilty Knowledge: An investigation report into poisonous lead and arsenic contamination in Pueblo from the historic Colorado Smelter,” Pueblo PULP
In an investigational story on the pollution from the Colorado Smelter site, Pueblo PULP delved into the issue with full force and uncovered what local officials are doing to clear the area. The site, a location where smelt from the steel mill was dumped for decades, is being studied for traces of arsenic and lead. The EPA is looking for possible health risks for people living in the Bessemer area.
Silver: Recall of Angela Giron
Bronze: Texas Invasion