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  • Washington Journal Jeremy Dillon Discusses Yucca Mountain  Nuclear Waste Storage
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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
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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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  • Hearing Examines Efforts to Reduce Wildland Fire Risk
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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…

    536 views
  • Robert Kennedy Jr Says Hes Agreed to Chair Commission on Vaccine Safety
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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.…

    287 views
  • HUD Secretary Julian Castro Delivers Remarks on Lead Exposure
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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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  • Washington Journal Brigham McCown on Oil Transport Safety
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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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  • Hearing on Hydraulic Fracturing
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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…

    887 views
  • Washington Journal Erin Brockovich on Colorado Toxic Metal Spill
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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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  • Washington Journal Gene Karpinski on EPA Clean Power Rule
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    Environmental Protection Agency Clean Power Rule

    Gene Karpinski talked about the release of a final Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clean power rule, as well as the impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Michigan v. EPA on the…

    416 views
  • Hearing on Coal Ash Disposal
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    Environmental Protection Agency Coal Ash Rule

    Federal regulators and energy industry officials testified at a House Environment Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on the disposal of coal ash from power plants and its effects on…

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  • QA with Jerry Ensminger and Rachel Libert
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    Q&A with Jerry Ensminger and Rachel Libert

    Jerry Ensminger and Rachel Libert discussed their documentary on retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sergeant Jerry Ensminger, which chronicles his efforts on behalf of Marines and their families…

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    Wasting Waste

    One of the middle school section second prize-winning videos, Wasting Waste, was produced by Carl Colglazier, a 7th grade student from Trinity Academy (Homeschool) in Cary, North Carolina. C-SPAN…

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  • Carl Colglazier StudentCam Winner
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    Carl Colglazier StudentCam Winner

    Carl Colglazier talked about his video, Wasting Waste, one of the middle school section second prize-winning videos. He is a seventh grader at Trinity Academy (Homeschool) in Cary, NC. C-SPAN’s…

    250 views
  • emThe Body Toxicem
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    The Body Toxic

    Nena Baker talked about her book The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being (North Point Press; August 5, 2008). Ms. Baker contends…

    222 views
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    The Blue Death

    Dr. Robert Morris talked about his book, The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink, published by HarperCollins. He warned about the dangers of polluted drinking water, which…

    381 views
  • African Water Resources
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    African Water Resources

    Witnesses testified about a water crisis in Africa, international environmental policy, and efforts to provide relief. Among the issues they addressed were the lack of safe drinking water…

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  • Air Quality at Ground Zero
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    Air Quality at Ground Zero

    Witnesses testified about the potential impact on public health of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks and subsequent clean-up efforts at the site. Topics included the levels of…

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  • Secondhand Smoke Report
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    Secondhand Smoke Report

    After introductions and a video-taped presentation, Surgeon General Richard Carmona announced his 670-page report, “The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke,” that…

    175 views
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