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Philly Environmental Filmmaker Takes on Issue of PA’s Acid Mine Drainage

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Pennsylvania has 5,600 miles of dead waterways, polluted by the state’s coal mining industry. Cleaning up these rivers and streams would cost millions of dollars. WHYY StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Susan Phillips spoke to Philadelphia filmmaker Ben Kalina who just produced a documentary that looks at how one river in the western part of the state was brought back to life.

(Original air-date: 10/7/21)