Supreme Court Nominee, PFAS Testing, Writing During The Pandemic

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President Trump announced his nominee for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. We talk with a political scientist about the selection and the confirmation process ahead. We’re also joined by a Wisconsin novelist about writing during the pandemic. Plus, an update on testing for PFAS pollution in the Marinette area.

Featured in this Show

  • A Look At President Trump's Nominee For U.S. Supreme Court Justice

    President Donald Trump has nominated federal judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U-S Supreme Court. After four, we talk about the pick to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, reactions to the appointment and how the confirmation process may proceed.

  • Tyco Fire Products, DNR Continue Well Water Testing As State Considers PFAS Standards

    Tyco Fire Products says most farm field wells in the Marinette area are free from PFAS chemicals, which have contaminated the area’s groundwater since at least 2017. We get an update on the latest round of testing and hear where the state’s plan to make new pollution standards stands.

  • Local Author Nickolas Butler On Pandemic Reading And Living

    Wisconsin author, Nickolas Butler, joins us to share what his pandemic living experience has been like in the last few months– from what he’s been reading and writing to making time for reflection.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Maurice Sheppard Guest
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest
  • Nickolas Butler Guest

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