In this episode, we dig deeper into Pennsylvania’s growing problem enforcing safe drinking water standards and check out a fish stocking project that’s boosting the recreation economy in small towns near Lake Erie.
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Stories in this episode
- Congress Axed a Rule to Protect Streams from Coal Pollution. Here’s What That Means for Pennsylvania.
The new Congress didn't waste any time rolling back an Obama administration regulation making it harder for mining companies to dump mining waste into streams.
- ‘Steelhead Alley’ is Giving a Boost to the Great Lakes Economy
We check out a fish-stocking project that's bringing millions of dollars of the recreation economy to small towns near Lake Erie.
- Pennsylvania Has a Big Problem Enforcing Drinking Water Standards. Here’s How to Fix It.
How the state ended up with such a lousy record enforcing federal safe drinking water standards is hardly a mystery. A former DEP secretary says the solutions aren't complicated either.
- Trump’s First Weeks Fuel Optimism Among Drillers, Angst for Environmentalists
Environmental groups, climate scientists and others who worry about the rolling back of regulations are steeling themselves for a long, hard fight.
- How Climate Change Skeptic Myron Ebell is Shaping Trump’s EPA
Myron Ebell has already returned to his job at a conservative think tank. But his short stint leading the Trump administration's transition at the Environmental Protection Agency may have lasting effects on environmental policy.