In this episode, we explore just what President Trump can and can’t do to environmental regulations and preview a new PBS documentary about famed environmentalist Rachel Carson.
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Stories in this episode
- Now That Trump’s in as President, What Can (and Can’t) He Do to Environmental Regulations?- For starters, Trump can't unilaterally do many of the things he's pledged to do. But a Republican Congress could help grease the wheels.
- He Raises Grass-Fed Beef. He Believes in Climate Change. He Also Voted for Trump.- We continue our conversations with Trump voters in swing states, with an Ohio farmer whose politics are hard to put in a box.
- New Documentary Explores the Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson- A new PBS film premiering next week takes a fresh look at the life and work of the Pennsylvanian regarded to be the godmother of the modern environmental movement.
- The Great Lakes Could Be Getting Its First Offshore Wind Farm- A six-turbine pilot project in Lake Erie could soon become the country's second offshore wind farm.
- Potter Township Green Lights Shell’s Ethane Cracker- With a permit from township supervisors, Shell has moved another step closer toward building its massive chemical plant near Pittsburgh.