Anger Over Oil Pipeline Spill, Rep. Moore Discusses Infrastructure Budget Plans

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Construction vehicles transport a new section of pipeline to where it will reside in the ground south of Superior, Wis. Derek Montgomery for MPR News 2017

We hear about an oil spill in Southern Wisconsin that was reported by the pipeline operator a year later. Then, Rep. Gwen Moore discusses infrastructure budget plans and gives an update on lead pipe replacement in Milwaukee.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • A. Emily Ralph Technical Director
  • Laura Schulte Guest
  • Representative Gwen Moore Guest

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