Environment

Monitoring oil trains in Oregon and Washington

program date: 
Wed, 03/18/2015

Host Paul Roland talks with Matt Landon of Vancounver Action Network on continuing efforts to halt the transport of dangerously flammable Bakken oil by train through the Pacific NW and to prevent the approval of the Tesoro-Savage oil export terminal on the Columbia River in Vancouver, WA, as well as the more recently proposed New Star Terminal.

56:43 minutes (77.9 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 16, 2015

program date: 
Mon, 03/16/2015
Denise Morris hosts this edition of the Old Mole dealing with the "Islamic State," the history of lynchings, climate change, and "House of Cards". 

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54:05 minutes (37.14 MB)

Climate Genocide

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program date: 
Mon, 03/16/2015
Tom Becker reads from Robert Hunziker's article in Counter Punch, "Climate Genocide".  Although climate has changed in the geological past, it has never changed as fast as it is now, and the consquences will be devastating. 5:44 minutes (3.94 MB)

Flashpoints on 03/18/15

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 03/17/15

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 03/13/15

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 03/13/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Oregon Legislature Considers Aerial Pesticide Regulations

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 03/12/2015
In Salem today, Oregon legislators considered a bill that will regulate the use of aerial herbicides which are sprayed from planes and helicopters in the state.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke to Steve Peddery of Oregon Wild for more. 6:26 minutes (5.89 MB)

Lawsuit Filed Against Port of Seattle Over Shell Oil Deal

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 03/12/2015
A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the port of Seattle Wednesday, challenging the commission’s move to enter an agreement with contractors for Shell Oil.
KBOO’s Robin Ryan spoke with a member of the Puget Sound-Keepers Alliance, one of the suit’s petitioners, about what prompted legal action and what concerns they have about the proposed lease. 5:13 minutes (2.39 MB)
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