Polyfluoroalkyl substances, better known by their acronym, PFAS, have shown up in Madison’s municipal Well 15, prompting the City to shut down the well. How big a problem is this, […]
MEA protects the public and the environment
Now in its 20th year, the Midwest Environmental Advocates works to defend public rights, protect environmental rights, and is a watchdog for transparency and accountability in government. Peg Sheaffer, Development […]
What’s the status of FoxConn’s 7M gallon water permit?
With the status of the Racine-area FoxConn development changing by the week, what’s the status of the permit granted to divert over 7 million gallons of Lake Michigan water? Does […]
The Role of Storytelling in Public Health and Environmental Justice
In this episode, Patty explores the intersection between environmental justice and public health. She is joined in the studio by Monica Vohmann, a practicing family medicine physician and member of […]
Split Show: Trade War with China, and the Latest on Foxconn
It’s a split show for Friday host Esty Dinur. First: How’s our economic relationship with China? What does a trade war mean in practical terms? Our guest is David Kotz, […]
FOXCONN In Wisconsin: At What Environmental Cost?
On Thursday, August 3rd, the Wisconsin Assembly held public hearings on 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1, which would provide up to three billion dollars in manufacturing tax incentives to […]