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 31: Does Scott Pruitt Hate Pot Smokers? Maybe Not
The EPA recently disappointed many pot growers in states where the drug has been legalized. It reversed course from the Obama administration and refused to approve any pesticides for use on marijuana plants.
Why did Pruitt's EPA change the administration's stance on this issue? Was it because he thinks smoking weed is morally wrong? Not necessarily, says Bloomberg BNA's Tiffany Stecker. She tells us that Pruitt may have also been listening to the agency's lawyers.