Washington News, Algal Blooms In The State

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An active algal bloom in Lower Green Bay from August 2019. Photo courtesy of NEW Water

A Washington reporter joins the show to break down the latest on the GOP effort to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership role. Then, we discuss the lack of information on algal blooms in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Week In Washington: May 12, 2021

    GOP efforts to remove Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership post are expected to come to a head Wednesday. We talk about Rep. Elise Stefanik, who’s expected to succeed Cheney, and a meeting between President Biden and leaders in Congress.

  • Wisconsin Lacks Sufficient Information On Algal Blooms

    A new analysis by the Environmental Working Group finds that Wisconsin and other Midwestern states lack sufficient data on algae blooms in lakes, though these blooms can be toxic and life-threatening. A limnologist explains.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Nicholas Wu Guest
  • Grace Wilkinson Guest

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