It's always cool to see Evansville mentioned by a celebrity, but, it is true that you cannot please everyone. In one of his recent podcasts, Joe Rogan talks about Evansville's pollution with his guest.

Basically, Evansville comes up in a list as a very polluted area because of the six coal-fired power plants around us, and four of them are super-polluters.

Photo by DDP on Unsplash
Photo by DDP on Unsplash

Joe's guest, Andrew Dessler refers to Evansville and says, "Yeah you don't want to live there."

Joe appears to be shocked by the stats shown in a video that was filmed about Southern Indiana's pollution six years ago. But if you listen to the podcast, or better yet, watch the podcast video, you can see that it isn't Joe Rogan that says you don't want to live in Evansville, Indiana. Joe's guest, Andrew Dessler is a climate scientist and Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University, and he actually said that you don't want to live here.

Joe Rogan's mention of Evansville, IN is basically him remembering that he knows someone that lives here. In fact, he says it twice. We know who that is, and hope to chat with him soon.

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Here is the 2016 video referenced in the podcast

America's super polluters from Center for Public Integrity on Vimeo.

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