PNS Daily Newscast - August 22, 2019 

The latest Trump child-detention policy sparks harsh criticism. Also on the Thursday rundown: New York sues the EPA over Hudson River PCBs.

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Archive: October 26, 2007

VA - Healthcare reform is about more than just insurance, and Virginians want to know more about how to accomplish it. The healthcare "listening tour," a series of community meetings held throughout the state over the spring and summer, found that Virginians want more and better information about th ...Read More

Great Falls, MT – Growing energy crops in Montana is "fuel" for discussion today at the Montana Farmers Union convention. Producers from around the state will learn more about bio-fuel crops, such as camelina, which traditionally has been grown for vegetable oil and animal feed. A new U.S. F ...Read More

Washington, DC – South Dakota is not "immune" to the drug-resistant tuberculosis that's been making world headlines. Paul Billings with the American Lung Association says world travel makes even America's heartland vulnerable. "Because you can hop on an airplane in the morning and be on the ...Read More

Charleston, WV – West Virginia has a wild weekend in store to celebrate the major milestones of three different wilderness groups. The Virginia Highlands Conservancy is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and former Conservancy President David Elkinton believes the biggest lesson learned in th ...Read More

Albany, NY - Strong anti-pollution standards should be set in stone -- and in cement, too. That's the cry from conservation groups, calling on New York to regulate mercury emissions from cement plants in the same way it regulates power plants. Cement production is concentrated in upstate areas, wher ...Read More

Kirkland, WA – Picketers that showed up recently in front of a major Seattle-based department store chain underscore the fact that companies importing supplies and products from overseas have to pay a lot more attention to the working conditions and environmental rules in those countries -- or ...Read More

Denver, CO – With winter on the way, thousands of Colorado families are already feeling a chill as they watch their home energy bills creep upward. Skip Arnold with Energy Outreach Colorado says he expects nearly 100,000 low-income families in Colorado to receive help for heating costs from va ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV – Even as Nevada firefighters return home from the devastating blazes in California, at least one report says many fire-prone communities are unprepared. The "Safe at Home" study looked at the Love Creek community in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and found the district ill-equipped ...Read More

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