Motorized bikes are growing in popularity. In fact, many of the bikes in the recently opened bikeshare program in Howard County, Md. are electric. But some of the region's cyclists want them off local trails.
WAMU reporter Patrick Madden joins Kojo to discuss the close relationship between Virginia Dominion Power and the state environmental agency that regulates it, and the effect environmentalists say that coziness is having on our waterways.
- Patrick Madden Reporter, WAMU 88.5 News
- Dean Naujoks Potomac Riverkeeper, Potomac Riverkeeper Network
- William Murray Managing Director of Public Policy, Dominion Virginia Power
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