On Air with IER: Episode 56

This week: The NOAA predicts above-average levels of rainfall and flood risk this spring, the Department of Defense it has identified many more military installations in the U.S. that may be contaminated with toxic PFAS chemicals.
March 30, 2020


Welcome to Episode 56 of the IER Podcast hosted by Enrique Saenz.


Above-average Precipitation, Flood Risk Predicted for Indiana this Spring

By Enrique Saenz

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Spring Outlook forecasts the entire state of Indiana has a higher than 50% chance of above-normal amounts of precipitation.

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A roundup of recent climate and environmental related headlines from around the world.

  1. Study finds air quality controls increase crop yields, farmer profits
    Link for the first story.

  2. EPA releases plans for Keystone Corridor Superfund site cleanup
    Link for the second story.

  3. Scientists find source of mysterious ozone-killing emissions
    Link for the third story.


DoD finds 50% more installations contaminated with PFAS

By Enrique Saenz

The U.S. Department of Defense said PFAS chemicals may have been used or released at 651 of its installations, 50% more than initially reported.

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