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.