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On this week’s edition of Eastern Standard: Wall Street Journal reporter Kris Maher on his book “Desperate: An Epic Battle for Clean Water and Justice in Appalachia.” | Outdated drinking water standards documented across the Ohio Valley | Why dairy farmers are gladly burning manure and how it works to fight climate change | New census numbers show continued loss of population in Eastern Kentucky | What oral history teaches us about the realities of the past

Interviews in order of appearance:

WSJ reporter Kris Maher discusses his new book, “Desperate: An Epic Battle for Clean Water and Justice in Appalachia” - LISTEN

Ohio Valley ReSource reporter Corinne Boyer - Outdated drinking water standards - LISTEN

Ohio Valley ReSource reporter Katie Myers - Mine reopenings a strategy to delay reclamation? LISTEN

Alltech Sustainability officer David Butler on biochar as a response to climate change - LISTEN

Daily Yonder Editor Tim Marema looks at 2020 census findings for Appalachian KY - LISTEN

Capitol reporter Ryland Barton explores census implications for Kentucky's 5th Congressional District represented by 21-term Republican Congressman Hal Rogers - LISTEN

Neil Kasiak, Director of EKU's Berge Oral History Center on voices from the past - LISTEN



Contact: Tom Martin at es@eku.edu or leave voicemail at 859-622-9358 

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