Marketplace AM for September 13, 2005
The Senate votes this afternoon on legislation aimed at strengthening Mercury emissions rules weakened by the EPA. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Oncologist Kent Bransford, the incoming president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, says that weaker Mercury rules may cost the U.S. economy intellectual capital in the long run.
There's money to be made in the wake of a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, and quick-thinking entrepreneurs are out in force in the ruined Gulf Coast offering services from tree-removal to mold-eradication. Dan Grech reports.