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ANALYSIS | March 29, 2013
The Obama administration announced a proposal requiring two-thirds less sulfur in gasoline and a reduction in other emissions beginning in 2017. Judy Woodruff and Juliet Eilperin of the Washington Post discuss the announcement and why it's getting support from auto manufacturers but opposition from the oil and gas industry.
THE RUNDOWN BLOG | March 26, 2013
REPORT | March 15, 2013
Science correspondent Miles O'Brien talks to scientists, members of the chemical industry and representatives from Pacific Gas and Electric about chromium-6 contamination in American drinking water. What is a safe level for humans to consume and why has the EPA stalled on setting a federal standard?
REPORT | March 14, 2013
In Washington state's Puget Sound, scientists have made discovery of a "toxic cocktail," made up of excess rainfall that flows into the nearest body of water, carrying pollutants along with it. Kate Campbell from KCTS-9 in Seattle reports on efforts to prevent that runoff from making it into the sound.
REPORT | March 13, 2013
In part one of a two-part series Miles O’Brien travels to Hinkley, Calif., the town featured in the movie Erin Brockovich, for its multi-million battle over contaminated groundwater. O'Brien reports on the investigation into the chemical Chromium-6, the agency that regulates it and industry's influence on the process.
UPDATE | March 13, 2013
REPORT | March 12, 2013
May 6, 2013
There is nothing more frustrating for a reporter than posing a legitimate, reasonable questions to a representative of a federal agency and, in response, being told to talk to the hand.
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