Environmental impacts of ethanol, Safety risks of raw milk

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A row of corn can be seen in front of a farm.
Corn grows on the side of a road Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Fayette, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

First, an environmental scientist discusses their latest study on the damages of ethanol production on the local environment. Then, we learn about the safety risks of consuming raw milk.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tyler Lark Guest
  • Rob Ralyea Guest

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