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Can This Green Method Of Disposing Leftover Drilling Water Beat A Hole In The Ground?

Since energy companies have been fracking, they've been trying to figure out the best way to deal with the chemical and mineral-laced water that gurgles out of the wells. Some of the wastewater is transported to Ohio where it is injected thousands of feet into the ground, and where it's been known to cause earthquakes. But a new company in thinks it can do better by building on an old technology.

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Episode for June 9, 2017

This week, we continue our series Hazardous to Your Health. We hear from community activists who are literally sick of industrial pollution and are looking for solutions from people who've been through it. Plus, an environmental lawyer says Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate agreement shouldn't surprise anyone--just look at some of his other policies. And is a new coal plant bucking the industry trend?

Episode for June 2, 2017

This week we begin a new series, Hazardous to Your Health. We'll visit two communities near Pittsburgh--each with a history of industrial pollution. And we'll talk with the people who live there about how their attitudes toward nearby Coke plants--and their emissions--are changing.