Environment

0116 Our Backyard

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Tue, 01/15/2008

The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder. This addition: Owens Corning's plan to manufacture rigid foam insulation in Gresham.

4:08 minutes (3.8 MB)

Peak Oil, Debt and the Economy

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 01/15/2008

Per Fagereng hosts talk radio this morning with special guest, Kurt Liebezeit, a local Peak Oil Activist. Listen to Per and Kurt discus Peak Oil and the Economy, while fielding questions, opinions, and discussions with our listening audience.

81:41 minutes (46.74 MB)

BLM-Bush "Whopper" would Whack our Woods

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Radiozine
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Tue, 01/15/2008

On Wednesday, January 9, Stephanie Potter spoke with Sean Stevens of Oregon Wild about Bush's "compromise" with the timber industry:  The Western Oregon Plan Revision or "Whopper."  Stevens describes how this plan would decimate old growth forests and salmon habitat on BLM lands, and offers common sense solutions.  (More info at www.oregonwild.org )

27:41 minutes (11.09 MB)

Gray To Green - Storm Water Management

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 01/08/2008

Host Barbara Bernstein invites Portland city officials onto her show to discuss the city's storm water management systems. Her guests today are Dean Marriott, Director of the Bureau of Environmental Services, and Lisa Libby, Sam Adams' Senior Environmental Policy Director. Questions were answered for the listening public, as well as plans for the future explained.

82:38 minutes (47.29 MB)

Bill Bradbury on Cliimate Change

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Radiozine
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Mon, 01/14/2008

Since participating in the first "Inconvenient Truth" workshop with Al Gore, Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury has been traveling around the state giving presentations based on Al Gore's book. This talk was recorded at the BPA GSA Auditorium on December 13th. It's part of a series of lectures sponsored by the Oregon Public Health Division's Climate Change Committee in collaboration with PSU's Schoolof Community Health, Oregon Environmental Council, and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Bradbury offers his own insights and personal take on what we can do to turn the crisis around.

58:12 minutes (23.32 MB)

Even More FREE or Cheap Gardening Supplies

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The Dirtbag
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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
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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
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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)
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