JULY 29, 2023

July 30, 2023

Tradeoffs. This week Matter of Fact heads to Maine where an effort to stop climate change is raising other environmental and economic concerns. Offshore wind power could help move the country to cleaner energy but fishermen the Gulf of Maine worry the turbines could destroy the habitat for marine life and the seafood industry. Plus, one city’s effort to cutdown on traffic congestion in a popular business district raises concerns that it could cause higher air pollution for neighboring communities. And, a professional baseball player trades the ball field for the farm field in an effort to support his community.