On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
As head of the D.C. Department of the Environment, George Hawkins has coordinated pollution control, green jobs, and other initiatives to improve the health and environmental quality in the city. Now he is about to take over as the new head of the city’s troubled Water and Sewer Authority (WASA). Kojo talks with Hawkins about the big challenges and small solutions to local environmental issues.
- George Hawkins Director, D.C. Department of the Environment
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