Heating with food waste, Avian flu mitigation, U.S. immigration backlog

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A UW-Oshkosh official shares how the school is working to heat a building on campus using food waste. Then, two veterinary professors share the latest on avian flu in Wisconsin and efforts to stop its spread. Later, an immigration law expert takes us through the backlog of cases in the U.S. as officials look to catch up.

Featured in this Show

  • UW-Oshkosh's plan to use food waste to heat building on campus

    The director of campus sustainability at UW-Oshkosh joins the show to talk about efforts to heat a building on campus using food waste.

  • UW professors tracking avian flu, developing vaccine

    Veterinary experts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are keeping close tabs on the spread of avian flu while also working on a vaccine to protect birds in Wisconsin.

  • ICE may clear up to 40 percent of immigration case backlog

    The Biden administration has directed Immigrations and Customs Enforcement to clear low-priority immigration cases in anticipation of a huge flux of migrants at the southern border. An immigration law expert explains what this could mean for the immigration system, which currently has a 1.7 million case backlog.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Brad Spanbauer Guest
  • Adel Talaat Guest
  • Keith Poulsen Guest
  • Erin Barbato Guest

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