Eve Troeh is News Director at WWNO-FM in New Orleans, Louisiana, helping build the first public radio news department in the station’s 40-year history. She reported for the Marketplace Sustainability Desk from 2010 to 2013.

Troeh started at Marketplace in 2008 as part of the Marketplace Money production staff. Joining Marketplace’s sustainability desk in 2010, her first major assignment was attending the 2010 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Cancun, Mexico, an experience she called the best, and most rigorous, introduction to global sustainability issues. Troeh also filed stories from the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill. 

Troeh enjoys her work as a radio reporter because it provides the opportunity to go behind the scenes, “Whether it’s a forgotten 19th century steam pipe system, international climate change negotiations, or a free-range hog farm, I get a thrill out of seeing how things work.”

Prior to Marketplace, Troeh worked as a freelance reporter in New Orleans, filing stories for the major public radio programs before and after Hurricane Katrina. She also served as an editor at the public radio music show American Routes.

Troeh holds undergraduate degrees in anthropology and journalism from the University of Southern California, and attended the University of Oslo as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.

Originally from Juneau, Alaska, Troeh grew up in Sainte Genevieve, Mo., and now lives in New Orleans, La.

Features By Eve Troeh

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U.N. meets to chart future of energy

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is set to declare the Year of Renewable Energy for All.
Posted In: United Nations, renewable energy, fossil fuels
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Is wine actually good for your health?

The unmasking of fraud by a leading researcher on the health benefits of wine has called into question the entire body of knowledge about the fermented grape.
Posted In: wine, Health
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Saving hotel soaps to end waste

Thanks to the organization Global Soap Project, recycled hotel soap is the latest frontier in corporate efforts to go green.
Posted In: soap, hotels, recycling
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U.S. market for diesel cars could grow

New fuel efficiency standards in the U.S. mean that cars that have been popular in Europe for years could be seen more frequently on American soil.
Posted In: sustainability, fuel efficiency, Chrysler, auto sales
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Diesel car market poised to grow in 2012

Chrysler announced plans to add 1,100 of them at its assembly plant in Detroit. The new workers will build a diesel version of the Jeep Cherokee. It's the latest of many U.S. automaker announcements for diesel cars and trucks.
Posted In: diesel, cars, Oil, auto market
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Kodak could be in danger of bankruptcy

Kodak could soon be delisted from the NYSE and perhaps even file for bankruptcy. But does that really mean the end of the company?
Posted In: kodak, bankruptcy
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Kodak on the brink of bankruptcy?

Kodak has fallen from a one-time business giant to stocks worth less than $1 per share. What went wrong?
Posted In: kodak, bankruptcy
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Stevia braces for a sweeter year in U.S., Europe

The low-calorie, natural sweetener Stevia is set to show up in more drinks and desserts this year. Its market share grew in the U.S. last year, and now the European Union will also allow its sale.
Posted In: stevia, sugar, Food
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After earthquakes, Ohio closes wells

Ohio has temporarily banned drilling in some parts of the state, after a series of rare earthquakes including one that rocked Youngstown over the weekend.
Posted In: fracking, Ohio
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BP sues Halliburton for full costs of 2010 spill

In the lawsuit, BP holds Halliburton responsible for the failure of a cement lid placed over the blown out deepwater oil well, and thus the entire cleanup for the incident.
Posted In: bp oil spill, Halliburton, BP

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