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Evening News on 09/12/14

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Evening News on 09/11/14

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Evening News on 09/10/14

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Evening News on 09/09/14

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Evening News on 09/08/14

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Evening News on 09/05/14

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Evening News on 09/04/14

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Evening News on 09/03/14

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Evening News on 09/02/14

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Evening News on 09/01/14

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Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics Sues Over Toxic Fire Retardant

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Sun, 02/24/2008

 

A small Eugene-based non-profit group may succeed in getting a top Bush administration put in jail tomorrow.

The group, Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics, sued the Forest Service two years ago for violating the law.

They won that lawsuit, but the Forest Service has not complied with the court's ruling.

A Montana judge announced last week that he might jail Mark Rey, the U-S Undersecretary of Agriculture, for his refusal to comply.

The law in question involves the use of toxic fire retardant by the Forest Service to fight forest fires.

Andy Stahl, the Executive Director of Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics

 

Nike Stops Selling Fur: Interview with PETA

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Sun, 02/24/2008

 

The Nike subsidiary Cole Haan has agreed to stop selling products made from animal fur.  The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, are hailing the decision as a victory.

PETA has been pressuring the company for years to stop selling fur products.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Matt Prescott, with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

 

Direct Action to Stop Killing of Last Bison

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Sun, 02/24/2008

 

An activist in Wyoming has taken direct action to oppose the ongoing slaughter of the nation's last buffalo. 

He has locked down to a platform and vowed to remain until the slaughter ends.

KBOO's Alon Gabriel has more

 

Civil Liberties Watch

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Sun, 02/24/2008

 

Today on our regular feature Civil Liberties Watch,  reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund looks at the case of New Orleans Housing activist Jamie Lochner and a troubling trend in the prosecution of activists.

Natural Gas Alternatives Hearing: Interview with Dan Serres

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Thu, 02/14/2008

 

Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission On Thursday that they must study all alternatives to supplying natural gas to the region.  He added that these studies must occur before any permits are issued for liquefied natural gas terminals in Oregon.The statement came a day after a public hearing was held in Astoria about the proposed terminals.  Hundreds of people came to that hearing to voice opposition to the project.  Their Concerns range from safety issues to whether the project would benefit the state. Dan Serres, with the Friends of Oregon Living Waters speaks here.

 

 

Civil Liberties Watch: U of W Arson Case

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Tue, 02/12/2008

 

The Trial of environmental activist and violin teacher Brianna Waters began in Tacoma Washington yesterday.Waters is accused of acting as a lookout during a 2001 arson that caused seven million dollars worth of damage at the Urban Horticulture center at the University of Washington.

 KBOO reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund brings us the story

 

PDX Mercy Corps on Humanitarian Work in Kenya

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Mon, 02/11/2008


Former United Nations Chief Kofi Annan has announced that negotiations in Kenya have moved to a final stage today.  The talks are aimed at ending the violence that has plagued Kenya since a disputed election was held on December 27th.Over 1000 people have been killed in the violence, most of them civilians.Nate Oetting is with the Portland-based group Mercy Corps, which has been working to bring humanitarian support to the region.

Civil Liberties Watch: Fairness in Hearings on Arson

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Mon, 02/11/2008

KBOO's weekly series Civil Liberties Watch, on the latest attacks on the constitution by the current government. KBOO's Linda Olson-Osterlund speaks with Lauran Regan of the Civil Liberties Defense Center on the prosecution of Brianna Waters as an "ecoterrorist" for alleged arson.

Treasurer Edwards on Oregon's Role at UN Energy Summit

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Mon, 02/11/2008

 

The U N will be holding a meeting with over forty leading institutional investors managing over 1.75 trillion dollars in assets to discuss the coming problems with climate change. Among them will be Oregon State Treasurer Randall Edwards. An outline for the investor commitments to be discussed at the summit was included in a news release sent out by the state treasurer’s office. Among the items was a commitment to requiring tougher scrutiny about carbon-intensive investments that may pose long-term financial risks.

KBOO’s Michael Ianello spoke with Treasurer Edwards about the summit and the proposed L-N-G storage facility on the Columbia River.

 

Independent Police Reviewing

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Mon, 02/11/2008

Discussion on IPR(Independent Police Reviewing) with Portland Copwatch. This compares citizen's opinion and police opinion of how the Portland Police Force is doing. The   Independent Police Review Division will hear a caseTuesday February 19th at 530 pm. in Portland.

John Flaig has more.

 

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