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Valley Edition: March 29 - Pollution In Fresno; Drought; Armenia; Historic Preservation Week

Ezra David Romero
Valley Public Radio

This week on Valley Edition we talk about a new ranking of environmental health in California that shows many Fresno County neighborhoods rank among the worst in the state, drought on the farm, the Armenian Genocide and Kessab Armenians, plus a look at Fresno's Historic Preservation Week

Pollution In The Valley
Guest: Sam Delson, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
Guest: Sarah Sharpe, Fresno Metro Ministry 
Story: New Analysis Of Pollution Burdens Ranks Fresno, Valley Counties Worst In State

Armenian Genocide, Syria And Kessab
Guest: Barlow Der Mugredechian, Coordinator of Fresno State’s Armenian Studies Program 

Valley Farmers, Researchers Cope With Historic Drought
Guest: Todd Fitchette, Associate Editor of Western Farm Press - (@ToddFitchette)  

Fresno Historic Preservation Week
Guest: Karana Hattersley-Drayton, historic preservation project manager for the City of Fresno  
Guest: Tim Patendis, Alena Foods, owner of historic building in Fresno's South Van Ness District   



Ezra David Romero is an award-winning radio reporter and producer. His stories have run on Morning Edition, Morning Edition Saturday, Morning Edition Sunday, All Things Considered, Here & Now, The Salt, Latino USA, KQED, KALW, Harvest Public Radio, etc.
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