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Connecticut environmentalists release a draft of their Blue Plan for the Long Island Sound. Now they’re getting input from the public. In New York a recent report found black women to be more likely to die in childbirth than white women. Lawmakers are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to create a review board to investigate. Our guests:

  • James Albis, senior advisor to the commissioner, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Tony Hwang, Connecticut state senator, R-Fairfield
  • Joe Gresko, Connecticut state representative, D-Stratford
  • Bill Lucey, Long Island Soundkeeper
  • Wendy Wilcox, M.D. and Danielle Laraque-Arena, M.D.,* co-chairs, New York State Taskforce on Maternal Mortality and Disparate Racial Outcomes

*Dr. Laraque-Arena is also Scholar-in-Residence at The New York Academy of Medicine

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