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Greg Schwartz

San Rafael, CA
Investigative Journalist and Contributing Editor — PopMatters
Covers:  Energy, environment, civil rights, human rights, politics, international relations, social justice, economic justice, hidden history, music, film, sports, pop culture
Doesn't Cover: real estate, education

Award-winning investigative journalist + contributing editor w/; into sci-fi, rock n roll, social justice & saving the Earth

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Greg M. Schwartz is an award-winning investigative journalist with more than 15 years of experience covering public affairs across the Civil Rights, Environmental, Political, and Energy news sectors. Leveraging a proven track record for digging deeper than the mainstream media to reveal fresh new...

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Lone Star Award - Houston Press Club

2010 - Investigative Reporting
Awarded for "Crime Scene Cleanup", a 2009 San Antonio Current cover story on the city's "Toxic Triangle" area. Residents of the poor Mexican-American neighborhood adjacent to the former Kelly Air Force Base suffer an unusually high rate of cancer that local activists suggest is related to living above the chemical plumes coming from the base. Greg's story revealed that a cancer expert had his study on the area suspiciously squelched and discredited after it concluded that some of the cancers may indeed be attributable to living above the chemical plumes. This is not what San Antonio Metro Health and their military partners wanted to hear... See: Crime Scene Cleanup As evidence in the Toxic Triangle whodunit disappears, so does the possibility of justice for its victims - 4/29/09