Mountain Talk Monday— every Tuesday!
About This Show
Weekly conversations about what matters to the people of Central Appalachia, hosted by Kelli Haywood and broadcast from WMMT— the 24-hour voice of mountain people’s music, culture, and social issues. WMMT provides broadcast space for creative expression, community involvement, and discussion of public policy to benefit coalfield communities and the Appalachian region as a whole. Find us online at http://wmmt.org!
Most Recent Episode
Gail Brion Ph.D - The Problems with Water Systems Infrastructure in Eastern, Kentucy
Benny Becker talks to University of Kentucky Engineering Professor Gail Brion Ph.D, who is also a waterbourne illness expert. Brion and Becker discuss our crumbling water systems infrastructure in the eastern Kentucky coalfields. The pair also relate the current efforts to remedy these issues with the early movement of environmental activism to show how the distinct difference between environmental justice and environmental change are behind the lack of action we see today.