Understanding Uranium’s Power and Influence

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The element uranium is thought to be the most deadly element found in the
earth’s crust.  Throughout history it’s been used
for many destructive purposes, yet it’s also been touted as the future of clean energy.  We learn
more about the power and uses of uranium, and examine how it’s shaped world
events with Vermont author Tom
Zoellner.  He’s the author of the new
book, Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock that Reshaped the World.(Listen)

Also on the program, reporter Candace Page fills us in on
the controversy over a potential federal designation for the Missisquoi and
Trout rivers. Confusion about what it means for a waterway to be declared a
federal "wild and scenic river" has led some to mistakenly think that this is a
land-grab effort by the federal government. Page sets us straight.(Listen)

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