Summer Camps, Sen. Ron Johnson, Drilling Regulations

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Sun Prairie gas explosion
The scene after a July 2018 explosion in downtown Sun Prairie, WI. Todd Richmond/AP Photo

We hear how summer camps are operating amid the pandemic. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson discusses whether Congress should approve more aid. Then, a reporter explains the gaps in Wisconsin’s regulations of drillers following a deadly gas line explosion.

Featured in this Show

  • Summer Camps During The Pandemic Summer

    Although some summer day camps were forced to shut down this year because of the pandemic, others have found a way to keep operating. We talk with the executive director of a nonprofit that runs camps in Madison and Waukesha about what’s different this year and lessons she’s learned that could help schools when they reopen.

  • Sen. Ron Johnson Discusses Coronavirus Aid

    U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson discusses how state and federal authorities are responding to the pandemic, and whether Congress should approve more aid.

  • Two Years After Sun Prairie Explosion, Wisconsin Has Few Regulations On Drillers

    A man died in July 2018 when drillers failed to follow policies and struck a gas line, causing an explosion. A reporter explains that the same drillers are operating in Wisconsin, and the state has few restrictions on direct drilling.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Rebecca Carlin Guest
  • Ron Johnson Guest
  • Parker Schorr Guest
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer

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