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    Military Personnel and Toxic Exposure

    Military physicians testified at a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel hearing on the effects of toxic exposure to airborne toxins and burn pits on military personnel and…

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    Senators Schumer and Gillibrand, and Jon Stewart on Burn Pit Legislation

    New York Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, advocate Jon Stewart, and others spoke to reporters about legislation that would overhaul the treatment of veterans…

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    Can't Even

    Former Buzzfeed senior culture writer Anne Helen Petersen explored the reasons for ‘burnout’ and how it most impacts millennials. This virtual event was provided by BookPeople Bookstore in…

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    Weekly Democratic Address

    In the weekly Democratic address, Representative Debbie Dingell (MI) talked about House-passed legislation, the PFAS Action Act of 2019, dealing with Environmental Protection Agency…

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    Cuyahoga River Fire 50th Anniversary

    The Cuyahoga River fire of 1969 helped galvanize the clean water and environmental movements, even though it was not the worst fire the polluted river had seen. Historian David Stradling…

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    Open Phones

    Viewers responded to the question, “Do you support state and local bans on plastic?” States such as Oregon, California, New York and Hawaii have enacted laws that ban single-use plastic…

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    A Terrible Thing to Waste

    Bioethicist Harriet Washington talked about her book, A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind, in which she detailed how environmental hazards…

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    A Rock Between Two Rivers

    Hugh Fitzsimons talked about his book, A Rock Between Two Rivers: The Fracturing of a Texas Family Ranch, in which he reflected on the impact of fracking on his family’s ranch.

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    Smogtown

    Chip Jacobs, co-author of, Smogtown: The Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles, shared the history of air pollution in Southern California and looks at what the future holds for the car-centric…

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    Combating Lead Exposure

    Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (EPA) Andrew Wheeler unveiled President Trump’s plan to combat lead exposure at the the agency' headquarters. He outlined the main goals of…

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    Jeremy Dillon on Yucca Mountain and Nuclear Waste Storage

    CQ Roll Call Energy and Environment Reporter Jeremy Dillon discussed Yucca Mountain and the issue of nuclear waste storage. Earlier in the week, on Thursday, the House passed a measure,…

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    Jeremy Dillon on Nuclear Waste Storage

    Jeremy Dillon talked about the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage legislation to be debated on the House floor the following week.

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    Wildlfire Reduction

    Wildfire experts and government officials testified at a hearing on how wildfires can be reduced through the use of technology. Topics included budget cuts, climate change, better community…

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    Robert Kennedy, Jr. at Trump Tower

    Robert Kennedy Jr., the son of the late New York Senator Robert Kennedy, will be chairing a commission on vaccine safety under the Trump Administration. He met with the President-elect at…

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    Between Two Fires

    Stephen Pyne talked about his book, Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary America, about man’s relationship with wildfires and how views on and policies for managing them have changed over time. Mr.…

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    Lead Exposure in Low-Income Communities

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro talked about lead exposure in low-income communities, followed by a panel discussion on the topic. Secretary Castro announced the…

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    Oil Transport Safety

    Brigham McCown talked about oil train derailments and pipeline spills and the debate over which mode of transportation is safest.

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    Hydraulic Fracturing

    Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” methods used to extract oil and natural gas. “Fracking” is the process of…

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    Erin Brockovich on EPA Toxic River Spill

    Erin Brokovich talked about her criticisms of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) response to and role in the accidental release of toxic metals into Colorado’s Animas river…

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    Twelve Monkeys and a Green Jacket

    Robert Mullins talked about his book, 12 Monkeys and a Green Jacket, about the history of Lake Olmstead in Augusta, Georgia. Created as a product of the Augusta Canal’s enlargement of 1873, Lake Olmstead was a popular tourist…

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