Environment/Climate

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Steelworkers protest hazardous imports

Airs at: Wed, 01/16/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 On Wednesday, January 16, the local branch of the steelworkers union led a coalition of groups that marched on  Senator Gordon Smith’s Portland office. The protestors called on the Senator to take action on the problem of imports that are hazardous to our health.    Read more

0116 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 01/15/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
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. Read more

Peak Oil, Debt and the Economy

Airs at: Tue, 01/15/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
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. Read more

People Rise Up - News Wrap

Airs at: Tue, 01/15/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
A news wrap today.  Stories broadcast under fair use included: For Sale:  West's deadly nuclear secrets Iraq war has ground forces stretched thin Judges dismiss suit seeking damages for Guantanamo torture US officer cleared of Abu Ghraib abuse Microsoft seeks patent for off... Read more

BLM-Bush "Whopper" would Whack our Woods

Airs at: Tue, 01/15/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
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 ... Read more

Gray To Green - Storm Water Management

Airs at: Tue, 01/08/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
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.... Read more

Bill Bradbury on Cliimate Change

Airs at: Mon, 01/14/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
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 par... Read more

Even More FREE or Cheap Gardening Supplies

Airs at: Sun, 01/13/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
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. Read more

Earlier interview with Oregon Wild on Old Growth Cutting Plan

Airs at: Tue, 01/08/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 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.    Read more

Montana wild bison hunting: happening now

Airs at: Fri, 01/11/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 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.   Read more