Marketplace AM for September 13, 2005
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.
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.