Howard Berkes

Howard Berkes is NPR's Rural Affairs Correspondent and has worked 30 years at the network. He has won awards for breaking news, science, and sports journalism, and was a 1998 Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard University.

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Nov. 10 2011 7:23 AMPermission To Pollute
A town on the Kansas prairie finds itself fighting not only a local cement plant, but the EPA.
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