How Particulate Matter Moves and What It Does When We Ingest It

How Particulate Matter Moves and What It Does When We Ingest It

There is good reason to be concerned about particulate matter. The effects of inhalation include asthma, lung cancer, respiratory disease, birth defects, and premature death. Ambient air pollution was responsible for 4.2 million deaths in 2016, according to the World Health Organization. Dave Hutchins explores how we may come to a better understanding of what we’re breathing in this multi-media report.

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Dave Hutchins Looks at the Technical Impracticability Waiver For BPSOU Surface Water

Dave Hutchins Looks at the Technical Impracticability Waiver For BPSOU Surface Water

KBMF’s Environmental Reporter Dave Hutchins examines the proposed amendment to the Record of Decision regarding the Butte Priority Soils. The EPA has said the fundamental change proposed to the record of decision is the technical impracticability waiver to the surface water standard within the Operable Unit. Learn more here.

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Environmental Journalist Chris Solomon Begins Butte Writing Residency

Environmental Journalist Chris Solomon Begins Butte Writing Residency

As part of the Mining City Writing Project, Journalist Chris Solomon is visiting Butte this week and will be giving presentations at various locations in the city as well as learning what he can about Butte for a future story. Chris has written for the New York Times, Outdoor Magazine and High Country News about environmental issues and travel around the world. Chris will host a meet and greet at the Oro Fino Coffee Shop Wednesday the 8th at 3 pm, make a presentation at the Butte Silver Bow Archives Brown Bag Lunch on Thursday at noon and read a selection of his work at the Clark Chateau Friday evening at 7 pm.

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