After NPR Promotes Our Podcast, We Rebroadcast Excerpts from Forgotten Civilians of Eglin Air Force Base – March 28, 2019

This week, the NPR midday newsmagazine Here and Now featured our Environmental Justice podcast Living Downstream.

They spotlighted reporter Jon Kalish’s story about civilian workers at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida who tested Agent Orange there during the Vietnam War. When the government settled with veterans exposed to this pesticide, civilian workers were left behind. As they age and become sick, some are still hoping to prevail in court. But so far, lawyers interested in helping don’t have the deep pockets needed to pursue the case.

Hear the rest of the story and visit all the stories from Living Downstream at Subscribe to Living Downstream: The Environmental Justice Podcast at iTunes, and all the usual places.