Statewide: A Pioneer For Workplace Safety; Can Ethanol Be Part Of A Clean Energy Future?
On this episode, we learn about a woman who helped save millions of lives. Alice Hamilton fought industry leaders, politicians and even some employees to improve workplace safety.
We also hear how some restaurants are having trouble getting enough employees. What does that mean for those who are back on the job?
And the ethanol industry is pushing for changes to make it more viable as the country heads toward a future with cleaner energy. But researchers have doubts.
Those stories and more on this week's Statewide.
* Edie Rubinowitz with WBEZ's Curious City tells us about Alice Hamilton. She was a pioneering force in demanding improvements at workplaces in Chicago and across the country. Despite her accomplishments, few know about her.