A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 2-24-2023


Topic: Tracking "forever chemicals" in Western Pennsylvania's soil and water

Guest: Carla Ng of the University of Pittsburgh

How Topic Discussed: Chemicals known as "PFOS" and "PFAS" have become a concern to public health officials, emergency workers and environmentalists in recent years. What are these chemicals and why are they used? To what adverse health effects have they been linked? How do these chemicals get into drinking water and what are safe ways to remove them? How did they get into the water supply of a McKeesport neighborhood, and what steps were needed to remove them? How are the University of Pittsburgh and Women for a Health Environment tracking these chemicals? What are some ways the public can get more information?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.13MB - Duration: 29:38 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

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