Knowledge Sacks – Water Crisis in Puerto Rico

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Knowledge Sacks- Fridays at 10 PM CST.

-Weekly talk show by Paula Martínez-Benge. The broadcast focuses on issues pertaining to the island of Puerto Rico by tying current events, politics and historical context together while building community and solidarity.

 

~Water Crisis in Puerto Rico – aired on February 2, 2018

 

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Knowledge Sacks 2.0 Episode #2: The Water Crisis in Puerto Rico

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Show Notes:

Vox: https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2017/10/26/16523868/toxic-waste-hurricane-maria-epa-superfund-puerto-rico

Democracy Now Clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0kIF6DCFso&t=810s

‘Imagine a Puerto Rico Recovery Designed by Puerto Ricans’ article: https://theintercept.com/2017/10/20/puerto-rico-hurricane-debt-relief/

Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/fema-says-most-of-puerto-rico-has-potable-water-that-cant-be-true/2017/12/21/cf8d8ce0-e511-11e7-a65d-1ac0fd7f097e_story.html?utm_term=.fb22ac8369c8

Think Progress: https://thinkprogress.org/epa-to-reconsider-coal-ash-rule-06e766c96502/

CNN:

-Puerto Ricans drinking from superfund sites: http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/13/us/puerto-rico-superfund-water/index.html

-EPA determines safe to drink: http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/31/health/puerto-rico-water-epa-superfund-test-results/index.html

CNBC: https://www.cnbc.com/2015/03/24/nestle-chairman-time-to-turn-off-the-water-taps.html

Brabeck Clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iGj4GpAbTM&t=1s

 

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