Environment

Locus Focus on 08/09/10

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 08/09/2010 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Removing culverts along Crystal Sprngs will restore salmon habitat

RESTORING SALMON HABITAT ON CRYSTAL SPRINGS

 

Rosalind Peterson and the Agricultural Defense Coalition

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Tue, 08/03/2010

 Hosted by Marianne Barisonek

 

Rosalind Peterson, founder of the Agricultural Defense Coalition, wrote the following:

55:46 minutes (25.53 MB)

Air Cascadia on 08/06/10

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Air Cascadia
Air date: 
Fri, 08/06/2010 - 10:00am - 10:15am
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Headlines, interviews and commentary

Air Cascadia is on break until Tuesday. Flashpoints will air beginnning at 10AM today.

NATURAL GAS HYDRO-FRACTURING: AN IMPENDING ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 08/02/2010

Not too long ago North America's natural gas reserves were peaking out and the cost of natural gas began to skyrocket along with petroleum. Then all of a sudden, it seemed, we are being told that we have an almost endless supply of natural gas lying under much of the continent and that natural gas is the answer to our energy future. What we're not being told is that the unconventional process being used to extract this gas—called hydrofracturing—may potentially contaminate a wide swath of watersheds and drinking water systems across the country.

42:30 minutes (38.91 MB)

Locus Focus on 08/02/10

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Program: 
Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 08/02/2010 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Why unconventional natural gas extraction is threatening watersheds around the country.

NATURAL GAS HYDRO-FRACKING: AN IMPENDING ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER

 

Voices from the Edge on 07/29/2010

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Thu, 07/29/2010

Oregon House District 43 is one of the most diverse in the state.  It also faces some of the biggest challenges:  high unemployment, high rates of police misconduct, high displacement from gentrification.

This week Dave and Jo Ann talked with State Rep. Lew Frederick about what role the state can play in addressing some of these problems. 

53:24 minutes (48.89 MB)

The Universal Rights of Mother Earth and BP: Interview, Cormac Cullinan

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A Deeper Look
program date: 
Thu, 07/29/2010

Linda Olson-Osterlund is joined by famed enviornmental attorney, Cormac Cullinan, author of Wild Law, A Manifesto For Earth Justice. What is the movement to protect the "rights" of the earth and how does it relate to the current harm caused by BP? Learn about The Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth that came out of the Peoples World Conference on Cllimate Change this past April in Cochabamba Bolivia. 

29:49 minutes (27.31 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour July 26th

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Mon, 07/26/2010

Today's show, hosted by Tom Becker, featured three interviews on green economics, transnational identies in the United States, and the political import of late '70s British music. Related to that last theme, you will hear through out the show music selected by Denise Morris from The Clash "Guns of Brixton", XTC "Respectable Street" and Selector "Too Much Pressure". For specific segments click the links below, and for the whole show click the play button just under them.

57:25 minutes (52.57 MB)

Lewis and Clark Youth Nature Writing Contest winners!

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 07/28/2010

Amelia interviews two participants in the Lewis and Clark Youth Nature Writing Contest winners!

http://www.nps.gov/lewi/forteachers/youth-nature-writing-contest.htm

5:07 minutes (4.69 MB)

Interview with Audubon Society regarding West Hayden Island Development

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Evening News
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Wed, 07/28/2010

West Hayden Island, 800 acres of undeveloped land that currently serves priamarily used as natural habitat. Now the City of Portland is proposing to annex the property and develop 300 acres to expand the Port of Portland. Environmentalists like Bob Sallinger, of the Audubon Society of Portland have major problems with the proposal.

 There will be a public hearing on this issue Thursday, July 29th 6 pm at Portland City Hall.

In this interview with Bob Sallinger Jacob Anderson-Minshall discusses the project in detail and learns what the costs will be and how claims of job growth are exagerated.

14:22 minutes (3.29 MB)
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