WGXC Morning Show: Rob Hayes
90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere
Hosted by Tom Roe in Acra.
On June 15, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released significantly reduced lifetime drinking water health advisory levels for PFOA and PFOS forever chemicals. These toxic contaminants were the center of the water controversy in Hoosick Falls and at the Norlite hazardous waste incinerator in Cohoes. Rob Hayes, the Clean Water Director at Environmental Advocates, discusses the impact of the changes with WOOC's Mark Dunlea. Plus hear about what local Congressional candidates thing about the issue.
The "WGXC Morning Show" is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, reports on cultural issues, a rundown of public meetings and local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community, made mostly through volunteers in the community through WGXC. The Catskill Makers Syndicate produce the "Better Weather" for the show. Rob Gelles produces the Columbia County history segment "Rob Around The County" and "This Month in History" for the show. And Jack Sencabaugh contributes the "Backtracks in Time" segment about local history. Some reports come from our partner station, WOOC-LP in Troy, out of The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Tom Roe also cuts up local and national news with songs and sounds for the show. At 9 a.m. "The WGXC Daily," with local headlines, weather, and previews of community events, airs. Also tune in for national headlines from the Public News Service on WGXC. Sometimes national, state, or local press conferences, meetings, or events are also broadcast live here.