Infrastructure Deal, PFAS Research In Rhinelander

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The Capitol is seen at dawn on the morning after Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced the House of Representatives will vote on a resolution to affirm the impeachment investigation, in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

The Senate has unveiled a new deal on a $550 billion infrastructure deal. We talk about what it would cover and what’s expected as lawmakers begin to debate it. We also hear about research into PFAS chemicals being done in the Rhinelander area.

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  • Forever Chemicals In Rhinelander, And Subsurface Contamination Mapping

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Steven Smith Guest
  • Chris Frederickson Guest
  • Jim Tinjum Guest