Ken Dufalla keeps an eye on the rivers and streams in Green County, Pa. He and other trained citizens watch for fish kills and chemicals in the water from coal and fracking sites, and they have identified contamination. He works with the Izaak Walton League.
"11:11" by Rodrigo y Gabriela; "Bird on a Wire" by Katey Sagal & the Forest Rangers
New images released by NASA show that the red toxic sludge in Hungary is easily visible from space. In the small mountain town of Inez, Kentucky, Mickey and Nina McCoy watched the news footage with their own sense of foreboding. Ten years ago, they lived through their own such disaster when more than 300 million gallons of coal sludge poured down a mountain into their community. Mickey and Nina say that event pushed them to demand clean water, and fight environmental degradation in Appalachia. Also, an update on an attempt to make a car that can reach 300 mph. Also: a dream green home.
Dawn Vieyra and Jorge Lopez love watching their LA Dodgers in person. But with the ups and downs in the economy, they've had to get creative in funding their shared passion. So they pick up bottles and cans at home games. Also in this episode, Andy Filer is on a mission: he wants to photograph every "map on the dot" in North Dakota.