PFAS Pollution Recap, Filmmaking During The Pandemic

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A yard sign says "Stop poisoning our water."
A sign in Kayla Furton’s yard Thursday, May 20, 2021, in Peshtigo, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We talk with two WPR reporters about their recent PFAS chemical reporting. Then, we hear about the challenges a couple of filmmakers had during the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Communities Battling PFAS Contamination

    Some Wisconsin communities are only recently discovering that their drinking water is contaminated with PFAS, the so-called forever chemicals. Others have been struggling with the contamination for years. We talk with reporters on what they’ve uncovered in the communities battling the pollution.

  • Filmmakers Kept Cameras Rolling To Capture 2020

    In response to the lack of paid gigs, Alex and Noel Miranda set out to film a feature length film in the middle of a pandemic. We talk about art, social movements, politics, the pandemic and their film Trace the Line.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Angelo Bautista Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest
  • Hope Kirwan Guest
  • Alex Miranda Cruz Guest
  • Noel Miranda Guest

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