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Public Radio Hour 'Statehouse Update, Microplastics, Cancer (4/11/19)

On this episode of The Public Radio Hour, we get an update on the Alabama Legislative Session from Capitol Journal's Don Dailey, including information on the General Fund and bills related to the Anti-Road Rage Act, the Hands-Free Bill, Common Core, a proposal that would ban local governments from banning or restricting the use of single-use plastics, and the likely death of a controversial state ethics revision. WLRH Community Newroom producer Kathy Jones talks with Tennessee Riverkeeper executive director David Whiteside about microplastics and other pollution in the Tennessee River and other regional waterways. Ginny Kennedy shares information about a new study on gynecological cancers with Lilies of the Valley executive director Regina Parker and Susan Leighton with the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance.

Link to information on ovarian and other gynecological cancers from Lilies of the Valley ... and the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance

Link to the podcast archive for Capitol Journal on Alabama Public Television (airs Mon-Thur 1030pm and Fri 8pm)

Link to Tennessee Riverkeeper

Air Date: 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

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