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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Bottled water can cause quite a stir. Elizabeth Royte, author of Bottlemania, talks about everything from the environmental impact of all that waste to recent revelations about the health impact of BPA’s in plastic bottles. Also: what – if anything – we know after the latest primaries.

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Elizabeth Royte

Political Wrap-Up

Politico staff writer Jonathan Martin and WNYC political director Andrea Bernstein weigh in on last night's primaries in Oregon and Kentucky.

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Backyard Trees

William Solecki, director of CUNY's Institute for Sustainable Cities, and Evan Mason, special projects coordinator at Landmark West, talk about the environmental benefits of green spaces behind city buildings.

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Internal Charges

WNYC reporters Bob Hennelly and Arun Venugopal discuss departmental charges brought against seven of the officers involved in the Sean Bell Police Trial.

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All Bottled Up

Elizabeth Royte, author of Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It, talks about the environmental consequences of bottling water, the hazards of plastic drinking bottles, and the state of tap water today.

Event: Elizabeth Royte will be reading tonight at 6pm at

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It's My Park: Veterans Park

In the final segment in our series on parks around the five boroughs, Gonzalo Mercado, program director of El Centro de Hospitalidad, talks about Veterans Park in Port Richmond, Staten Island.

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Evan Mason



Evan Mason

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Evan Mason, special projects coordinator at Landmark West, drops by the the Brian Lehrer Show to talk about the environmental benefits of green spaces ...

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