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8/13/14 – The DEQ Triennial Review

On this episode of Elemental Idaho, I talked with my guest about the triennial review process the Idaho DEQ is currently undergoing. The Clean Water Act Requires states to modify and review their clean water standards once every three years. What is involved in this review and what can it mean for water quality in Idaho? … Continue reading

8/6/14 – Farms in Idaho

Farmland, a new documentary, by Oscar and two-time Emmy winning filmmaker, James Moll, was at the Egyptian Theatre in August. The film gives an up close and personal look at some of the young American farmers and ranchers who grow and raise food. On this episode, I talked with Idaho State Department of Agriculture’s Laura Johnson and Idaho … Continue reading

7/30/14 – Columbia River Treaty Review (Rebroadcast)

In the spring of 1948, flood waters from the Columbia River Basin destroyed the town of Vanport, Oregon, population 30,000, forming a catalyst for the eventual ratification of the Columbia River Treaty between the US and Canada in the 1960s. This past fall, both countries reviewed the treaty in the context of current societal values, … Continue reading


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