Environment

Even More FREE or Cheap Gardening Supplies

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The Dirtbag
program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

Host Glen Andreson continues last month's theme of gardening on the cheap. Find even more sources of FREE or very cheap gardening supplies, especially small perennial fruits, fruit trees, compost materials, mulches, and fertilizers.

27:49 minutes (25.47 MB)

Earlier interview with Oregon Wild on Old Growth Cutting Plan

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/08/2008

 

The Western Oregon Plan Revision, otherwise known as the “Whopper” threatens old growth forests and could add to global warming.  The Bureau of Land Managent took comments until January 11.  

KBOO’s Stephanie Potter spoke with Sean Stevens of Oregon Wild. 

 

1:19 minutes (1.21 MB)

Montana wild bison hunting: happening now

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Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 01/11/2008

 

Wild bison migrating out of Yellowstone National Park are being hunted in Montana in what activists have termed ‘cross-border hunting sprees’. 

Jenka Soderberg interviewed Stephanie Seay of the Buffalo Field campaign about the state organized killing of these animals.

 

3:56 minutes (3.61 MB)

BLM chopping old growth trees: thoughts from Medford, Oregon

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/10/2008

 

This week on KBOO News, you’ve heard several reports on the Western Oregon Plan Revisions, which will allow logging on all land owned by the Bureau of Land Management in Oregon.

Today the public comment period for the Western Oregon Plan Revision, or WHOPPER, draws to a close.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Dorothea Hover–Kramer, who organized a rally against the Whopper in Medford on Tuesday

 

 

3:21 minutes (3.07 MB)

Sustainable living in Portland? Ask Tryon Farm

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Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 01/07/2008

Living sustainably is not an easy thing to do in city life. Too often everyday people are forced to make harder and harder decisions when it comes to their environmental impact. KBOO’s Michael Ianello brings us one community’s example of sustainable city living.

3:43 minutes (3.41 MB)

What will happen to Umatilla Mustard Gas?

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Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 01/07/2008

 

A private meeting was held today concerning chemical agent waste issues at the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility near Hermiston, Oregon.  
The issue at stake is how to dispose of one  ton containers of mustard gas. These containers account for nearly 70 percent of the entire stockpile at Umatilla.

Kboo’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Richard Condit, a senior council with the Government Accountability Project earlier today.

3:50 minutes (3.52 MB)

Interview with Free Geek

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 12/17/2007

Michelle Shroeder Fletcher interviews Shawn Furst and Michael Westwind from Portland's unique computer training and electronics recycling center.  Find out how to recycle old computer gear with Free Geek, or how you can earn your own computer by helping Free Geek build them for others.

19:22 minutes (17.73 MB)

Pro-recreation and anti-habitat: BLM plan exposed!

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 01/06/2008

 

A group of hunting and fishing advocates says the Bureau of Land Management’s new plan for public lands in Western Oregon focuses too much on increasing timber production and creating “ATV playgrounds,” and not enough on saving fish and wildlife habitat. 

KBOO’s Spencer Raymond has more in conjunction with the Oregon News Service.    

 

1:19 minutes (1.21 MB)

Nuclear Power is NOT a good idea

program date: 
Sun, 01/06/2008

KBOO's Scott Forrester interviews Phillip Musegaas, policy analyst at RiverKeeper.com, about the current state of Nuclear Power in the United States, and why it's a bad idea to promote nuclear options as an environmental solution to the energy problem.

28:38 minutes (19.67 MB)

CA car emission clean-up blocked by Cheney

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 11/27/2007

 

Vice President Dick Cheney was behind a controversial decision to block California’s attempt to impose tough emission standards on car manufacturers.
KBOO’s Crystal Leighty has more.

 

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