Energy/Natural Resources

PG&E Bankruptcy

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker review the bankruptcy case of Pacific Gas and Electric, the investor-owned utility responsible for over 1500 fires, a number of fire-related deaths, and power outages in California, and how this bankruptcy case... Read more

Flooding on Yankton Sioux Reservation

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Moles Desiree Hellegers and Roben White speak by phone with Shelly Saunsoci and Holly St. Pierre about the community health impacts of months-long flooding on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota and Indigenous-led efforts to collect and transport supplies from... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 21, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Thom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole including segments: Street Journalism: Bill Resnick interviews former KBOO news director Lisa Loving  on the craft and importance of local journalism. Flooding on Yankton Sioux Reservation: Desiree Hellegers and Roben White in... Read more

Multnomah County Commissioners hold public hearing on energy goals; Pacific Power criticized by activists for doing too little

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  This week the Multnomah County Commissioners held a public hearing on the progress towards the county’s 100 percent clean energy goal. The county a major energy consumer, and at the hearing, Portland General Electric, Northwest Natural and Pacific Power gave presentation... Read more

Activist block Port of Vancouver in protest of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Activist have shut down the Port of Vancouver today to protest the import of Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion infrastructure through Washington State. The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion would transport tar sands oil across Canada, from the Alberta Tar Sands to the sh... Read more

Jack Moloney's Century: A Conversation with Per Fagereng

Airs at: Fri, 10/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  John Shuck speaks with radio host and author, Per Fagereng, about his novel, Jack Moloney's Century. The novel covers the 100 year life of Jack Moloney (1980-2080) as he moves from Ireland to Portland with many stops along the way through the world's transition from abun... Read more

On Fire with Naomi Klein

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For more than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the foremost chronicler of the economic war waged on both people and planet—and an unapologetic champion of a sweeping environmental agenda with justice at its center. In her latest book On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Gree... Read more

Surveillance on the Pipeline - A Legal Perspective

Airs at: Mon, 10/07/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Two months ago the Guardian reported that opponents of the Jordan Cove LNG terminal and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline were under increasing surveillance by local law enforcement and the FBI. This came as little surprise to many activists who have suspected that their phone... Read more

Stop Zenith holds 60 hour vigil

Airs at: Thu, 09/26/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland groups have been holding a vigil this week beginning 7 am Tuesday, September 24th and ending at 7 pm on Thursday, September 26th, in protest of Zenith Energy Co. They call their effort "Stop Zenith," and the protesters raise concerns about the ethics and safety ... Read more

Holding the Thin Green Line Part One

Airs at: Fri, 10/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
As the fossil fuel industry increases pressure to turn the Pacific Northwest into a fossil fuel hub, a Thin Green Line stands in its way. Now that communities across the region have stopped numerous coal and oil projects, the industry is pushing even harder to build the Wes... Read more