The safety and security of Americas water supply has been increasingly threatened in recent years: global warming, energy practices and an aging infrastructure are hurting this precious (and limited) resource that is vital to our lifestyle. What are the issues facing the nation?s water, and what can we do about it? We chat with Katherine Baer of the conservation organization American Rivers, and Mitch Jones of the public interest group Food & Water Watch.
Then, a conversation with Colin Browne , formerly with the University of the District of Columbia . Brown discovered that his department was greatly spinning and trumping up success rates of programs aimed to help at-risk students. Brown was fired for his continued insistence to tell the truth about how taxpayer dollars were spent.
This episode was filmed November, 2009.
WWYW is a multimedia program focusing on issues of accountability, that is produced by the Government Accountability Project, the nations leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization.