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The Approaching Climate Crisis: What EPA Rollbacks Mean For Water And Air Quality In The Midwest

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An environmental scientist describes what the EPA rollbacks, during the Trump administration, mean for air and water quality in the Midwest and for the coming climate crisis.

President Donald Trump has kept his promises when it comes to the environment – his administration has dismantled most of the major climate and environmental policies he promised to undo.

On this edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with environmental scientist Silvia Secchi to take stock of these EPA rollbacks and examining how several rules concerning clean air, water and toxic chemicals will contribute to the approaching climate crisis.

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· Silvia Secchi, associate professor, Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences & Public Policy Center, University of Iowa

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Matthew is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
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