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A decade after scandal, the shipbreaking industry is still broken

A decade after scandal, the shipbreaking industry is still broken

Following a Pulitzer-prize winning investigation in the shipbreaking industry came a series of inquiries and reforms - among the changes, the Department of Defense promised to tighten its bidding process to weed out unsavory companies. But a decade and a half later, at least one company that scraps old Navy ships still falls short of bare-bones safety requirements, and faces light penalties when caught.

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Introducing the Pulitzer Project

Introducing the Pulitzer Project

In conjunction with the announcement today of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners, MuckRock is launching a project to recreate, expand upon and check back in on past Pulitzer winners in the investigative reporting category using public records requests.

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