Rivers Are Getting Saltier
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 796 , Segment 3
Episode: Castros Step Back from Cuba, Rivers Are Getting Saltier, "Stone Man Disease"
- Apr 23, 2018 11:00 pm
- 14:06 mins
Guest: Gene Likens, PhD, Founding Director and President, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, and Distinguished Professor, University of Connecticut, Recipient of the National Medal of Science In the ‘70s, “acid rain” regularly made headlines as the US government wrestled with a pollution problem. Thanks to the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, pollution has declined dramatically. But one of the scientists who was first to identify acid rain in North America is now raising the alarm about salt pollution in our waters.