As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
Residents like to think of the Washington region as the top of the heap — the best in the country in terms of sheer brainpower and political might. Now it appears that we’re also among the top polluters. Join Kojo as we look at a new report that claims our region generates more pollution than countries like Hungary and Sweden.
- Nancy Floreen Member, Montgomery County Council (D-At Large); Chair, Climate Change Committee, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
- Stuart Freudberg Director of Environmental Programs, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
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