Oshkosh Shooting, PFAS And Water Quality

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Justin McGregor (CC-BY-NC-ND)

A student was shot by a police officer after an altercation turned violent at a Wisconsin high school on Tuesday. A WPR reporter joins the show to explain what happened. Then, we learn about the latest initiatives in the state to regulate chemicals known as PFAS and what that means for water quality.

Featured in this Show

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    Two high school shootings in Wisconsin this week has left communities on edge. We’re following the latest developments on an officer-involved shooting in Oshkosh. A WPR reporter gives us an update on the investigation.

  • New Task Force And Latest Initiatives To Address PFAS

    Governor Evers declared 2019 “the year of cleaning drinking water.” We learn more about a newly-formed task force working to address the affects of PFAs, also known as forever chemicals. Plus, our guest explains other initiatives happening in Wisconsin and what contamination looks like across the state.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Bridgit Bowden Guest
  • Jim Zellmer Guest