Seth Freed Wessler, ProPublica

Seth Freed Wessler, ProPublica

Seth Freed Wessler is a reporter with ProPublica’s South unit who focuses on immigration, the justice system and inequality Wessler was previously an independent reporter and a fellow at Type Investigations. He has reported for the New York Times Magazine, Reveal/The Center for Investigative Reporting, Mother Jones, the Smithsonian Magazine, the Nation, This American Life and others.

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Army Corps again rejects St. John grain elevator impact report

By: - February 9, 2023

This story was originally published by ProPublica. For the second time in six months, a federal agency reprimanded a Louisiana developer for its failure to offer an adequate assessment of the harm that its proposed $400 million agricultural development would cause to neighboring Black communities and historic sites. In a forceful letter dated Dec. 23, […]