Montana Profiles

Beginning in 1993, Gene Brodeur hosted a bi-weekly news public affairs series for MontanaPBS. The series concluded in 2003.

 
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Medicaid: A Train Wreck Waiting to Happen?
2003-11-13

American Indian Issues In Montana
2003-11-06

Deregulation: The Free Fall Continues
2003-10-23

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Libby: The Continuing Fallout
 (No. 1201)
It has been almost two years since Gov. Martz used Montana's one and only "silver bullet" superfund option for the cleanup of asbestos-contaminated soil in Libby's yards, school grounds and businesses. The deadly tremolite asbestos from the bankrupt W.R. Grace vermiculite mine has claimed the lives of former workers and members of their families and other residents of the town. Gene Brodeur brings us up to date on EPA cleanup efforts, and talks with Libby residents who are dealing with the often fatal and as yet untreatable side effects of asbestos poisoning. (First Aired Wednesday, September 17, 2003)