THE DEBRIEF: Discussing CAFO regulation, HABs, and politics of Greenidge (podcast)

This week on The Debrief Peter Mantius, founder of The Water Front, whose reporting is featured on FingerLakes1.com, joins Josh Durso to discuss a number of important, pressing political and environmental issues that have been grabbing headlines in the last several weeks.

Watch the entire program below, or listen to the audio only version in the media player at the bottom of this story.

Topics to be discussed on the program include:

Carcinogenic chemicals plaguing Hoosick Falls rampant at Seneca Army Depot;
Politics of Greenidge, and pending lawsuits;
CAFO’s regulation relaxed: Hundreds switch to DEC’s new rules; and
Rushville algal toxins prompt a drinking water ban.


The Debrief is a weekly digest of the biggest headlines, issues, and politics from around the Finger Lakes and New York State. The program’s hosts analyze the headlines and reporting behind them.

Some of the regional voices featured on The Debrief include Jackie Augustine, Ted Baker (of Finger Lakes Morning News – Finger Lakes Radio Group), Peter Mantius (of The Water Front Online), Rachel Midey (of WYDC Big Fox – Corning), and Josh Durso (FingerLakes1.com News Director) – as well as many others.

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The Debrief airs every Friday during the 9 a.m. hour exclusively on FingerLakes1.com, FL1 Radio, and FingerLakes1.TV.

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