Testing for Chemicals in the Water & Threat Tip-Lines | The District

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Pennsylvania prisons won’t be closing despite declining inmate populations! A Philadelphia lawsuit could potentially shut down a clubhouse for addiction recovery in Kensington! And police have finally captured an emu on the run throughout York! Join Maya Tejada, Amarynth Ruch and Emely Morel for a rundown and discussion about what’s going on in the District.

DISCUSSION TIMES AND SOURCES:

02:46 –  Pennsylvania first state to mandate schools have a tip line for threats. So far, 6,200 reports have come in.

14:22 – Pa. Health Department hiring scientists to study PFAS chemicals in drinking water

23:34 – Fewer inmates will not mean a prison closure in 2019, Pa. officials say

28:31 – Philadelphia lawsuit threatens to shut down Kensington clubhouse for addiction recovery

34:42 – Philly DA Krasner fined $4K for super PAC campaign finance violation

38:24 – Police Capture Rogue Emu That’s Been On The Run In Pennsylvania 

ATTRIBUTIONS:

Live show edited to podcast format by Amelia Winger

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