David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

David Greene appears in the following:

PG&E Settles With Insurers Over Wildfires

Friday, September 13, 2019

The utility giant PG&E has reached an $11 billion settlement with insurance companies over the 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California. It's not the end of claims against the utility.

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News Brief: Presidential Debate, EPA Changes Clean Water Rules

Friday, September 13, 2019

As the Democratic primary field narrows, those seeking the party's nomination sharpened their debate message in Houston. And, the EPA makes the rollback of clean water rules official.

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Debate Over The Politicization Of Weather Intensifies

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

WBHM's Mary Scott Hodgin talks about the National Weather Association's annual meeting, where acting NOAA Administrator Neil Jacobs said the National Weather Service has his full support.

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News Brief: Taliban Negotiations, Opioid Settlement, Sharpiegate

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

U.S.-Taliban talks are dead. The family which owns Purdue Pharma agrees to give up "the entire value" of the firm to settle opioid claims. And, Sharpiegate has turned into a political crisis.

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Justice Department Watchdog: Comey Violated Policy Related To Trump Memos

Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Justice Department's Inspector General finds former FBI Director James Comey violated policy by sharing classified information with individuals outside of the FBI. The DOJ declined prosecution.

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News Brief: Border Enforcement Funds, Tropical Storm, E-Cigarette Lawsuit

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The White House wants to divert disaster relief money to border enforcement operations. Puerto Rico braces for Tropical Storm Dorian. And, North Carolina is taking on e-cigarette companies.

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News Brief: Oklahoma Opioid Ruling, Iran Sanctions, Newark's Water

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Oklahoma judge rules Johnson & Johnson is partly to blame for the state's opioid crisis. President Trump may meet with Iran's president. Protesters rally against lead in Newark's drinking water.

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Trump, Macron Deliver Remarks At G-7 Summit

Monday, August 26, 2019

NPR White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe joins Morning Edition to report on President Trump's latest remarks at the G-7 summit in France. He delivers remarks with French President Emmanuel Macron.

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News Brief: G-7 Summit, Financial Markets, Oklahoma Opioid Lawsuit

Monday, August 26, 2019

Leaders from the G-7 wrap up their meeting in France. Friday was a rough day for U.S. financial markets, and Monday could be too. And, a verdict is expected Monday in an opioid case in Oklahoma.

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Raphael Saadiq Sets His Dark Meditation To Music With 'Jimmy Lee'

Friday, August 23, 2019

Raphael Saadiq says his latest album, Jimmy Lee, is an examination on cycles of addiction and issues plaguing black communities. The album is inspired by the deaths of his brothers.

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News Brief: Rainforest Fires, G-7 Summit, Iran's Economy

Friday, August 23, 2019

Wildfires are spreading in Brazil's Amazon rainforest. The G-7 summit opens Saturday in France. And Iranians answer this question: Who do you blame for Iran's economic troubles?

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News Brief: Federal Deficit, New Immigration Policy, DNA Experiment

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Congressional Budget Office revises its federal deficit estimate. New policy would allow the government to indefinitely detain children with their families. And, the results of a DNA experiment.

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In Soccer's Equal Pay Suit, A May 2020 Trial Is 'Good Overall,' Says Alex Morgan

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The co-captain of the World Cup-winning U.S. Women's National Team says the earlier-than-expected trial date for the team's gender discrimination lawsuit won't be a distraction for players.

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News Brief: U.S. Economy, Iran Sanctions, Syria's Civil War

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

White House takes steps to stoke the economy. The U.S. says it will continue sanctions against Iran. And, Syrian government forces advance into a strategic town in the country's last rebel stronghold.

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To Honor John McCain, His Wife Says, Americans Could Be Nicer To One Another

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Cindy McCain, the Arizona senator's widow, marks the first anniversary of his death by asking Americans to engage in acts of civility. "We're missing John's voice of reason right now in so many ways."

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News Brief: NYPD Firing, China Social Media Accounts, Red Flag Laws

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

NYPD fires officer who used banned choke hold in Garner case. China is accused of using fake social media accounts to try to disrupt Hong Kong protests. And, poll results on red flag gun laws.

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News Brief: Afghan Bombing, Deadly Force, Title X Changes

Monday, August 19, 2019

A suicide bomber killed 63 people at an Afghan wedding. California's governor is expected to sign a bill regarding when police can use deadly force. Title X changes take effect Monday.

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News Brief: Trump Rally, Israel Controversy, Immigrant Workers

Friday, August 16, 2019

President Trump campaigns in New Hampshire. Israel reverses ban on U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib. And, U.S. employers say they have no choice but to rely on immigrants for low-paying jobs.

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News Brief: Recession Fears, Philly Standoff, Hong Kong Protests

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Dow tumbled 800 points on recession worries. Philadelphia police arrest gunman who shot 6 officers. Hong Kong protesters are pushing for more freedoms from China but there are signs of division.

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News Brief: Hong Kong Protests, China Tariffs, Placido Domingo

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Mainland China seems to be ramping up efforts against Hong Kong protesters. The U.S. is delaying some new tariffs against China. One of opera's most popular stars faces sexual misconduct allegations.

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