Happy birthday, Clean Water Act
Oct 18, 2022

Happy birthday, Clean Water Act

The act, instituted in 1972, turns 50 today. We measure its impact thus far. Stifel Financial's Lindsey Piegza helps dish out some market perspective. Then, we dive more into the difficult job landscape that awaits people who've been incarcerated.

Segments From this episode

What is the Clean Water Act's legacy as it turns 50?

Oct 18, 2022
The law is credited with cleaning up major pollution in U.S. waterways. Now, the Supreme Court is preparing to weigh in on its scope.
The 1972 Clean Water Act turns 50 years old today. The U.S. Supreme Court is revisiting its scope.
Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images)

The challenge of finding work after incarceration

Oct 18, 2022
Getting a job with a record is hard, even in this labor market, says Robert Rooks, CEO of the non-profit REFORM Alliance.
Even in today's relatively hot job market, people who have served prison time may find it difficult to secure employment.
Octavio Jones via Getty Images

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer