DNR Pushes Pollution Case To State Prosecutors, Food Industry And Eating Disorders

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The Department of Natural Resources says a Wisconsin company failed to report site pollution in 2013. Now the DNR is taking the case to state prosecutors after neighboring residents unknowingly drank contaminated water for years. Plus, we take a closer look at eating disorders in the service industry.

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  • Johnson Controls' Contamination Case Heads To The Justice Department

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says Johnson Controls knew about the release of hazardous materials at its site in Marinette, which led to people drinking contaminated water for years. We learn why the DNR kicked the case to the state Department of Justice, and where it goes from here.

  • Looking At Eating Disorders In The Service Industry

    National surveys show an estimated 20 million women and 10 million men in the United State will have an eating disorder at some point in their lives. We talk with our guests about how these illness specifically affect workers in the service industry.

    If you or someone you know has an eating disorder call the National Eating Disorder Association Helpline at (800) 931-2237. Someone is available Monday-Thursday from 9AM to 9PM ET, and Friday from 9AM to 5PM ET. Contact the Helpline for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Lee Bergquist Guest
  • Claire Mysko Guest
  • Hannah Howard Guest

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