Parts Per Billion
About This Show
Parts Per Billion is an environmental policy podcast from Bloomberg BNA. Each episode of Parts Per Billion features interesting discussions about what’s happening in Congress, in the courts and in federal agencies. We cover everything from air pollution to toxic chemicals to corporate sustainability and, of course, climate change. Learn more at http://www.bna.com/energy-environment-blog.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 17: Making Abandoned Mines Usable Again
How do you make an abandoned coal mine into something that stimulates a local economy, like a park or a farm, instead of literally just an empty hole in the ground?
Mine reclamation may be the answer. And there’s a $1 billion bill in Congress right now that could kick start a wave of reclamation across the economically devastated towns in Appalachia.
But there’s a catch: can the bill make it through the House and the Senate with only days left to go before the end of this lame-duck session of Congress?