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Follow the Garbage Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 04/21/2008 at 5:00pm
A crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out what more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet. Part 1 includes: Lisa Loving interviews New York Times blogger Benjamin Miller; Suzanne La Grande speaks with Julie Dani... Read more

Elizabeth Royte on Water Privatization

Airs at: Mon, 04/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Producer Lisa Loving interviews science writer Elizabeth Royte, author of Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash, about her upcoming book, Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It. Read more

Real Wealth of Nations

Airs at: Thu, 03/06/2008 at 4:00pm
Interview with Rianne Eisler by Ani Hanes and interviews with people from Real Wealth of Portland by Barbara Gerke. Read more

Rogue River Finally Gets Attention from BLM

Airs at: Thu, 04/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The Rogue River is number two on the list of “America’s Most Endangered Rivers.” The new report is from the conservation group American Rivers. It says if the Bureau of Land Management’s Western Oregon Plan Revision goes into effect, more should be done to protect tributar... Read more

Link River Dam Shut Down: Sucker Fish Saved???

Airs at: Thu, 04/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 PacifiCorp has agreed to shut down power production at the Link River Dam near Klamath Falls in the late summer and early fall. It’s part of an agreement made with the conservation group “Oregon Wild,” to save endangered sucker fish that migrate into Upper Klamath Lake. Th... Read more

Lynn Sadler, National Director of the Mountain Lion Foundation, on the plight of cougars in the wild

Airs at: Tue, 05/22/2007 at 5:00pm
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Department is lobbying the Legislature to make it easier for property owners to kill cougers who stray onto their property. Lisa Loving talks with Lynn Sadler about the politics, the animals, and the future of wild cats. Read more

Hot Air from Coca Cola's Dasani Water

Airs at: Wed, 04/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In the leadup to it's annual meeting, Coca Cola, Incorporated has blocked a shareholders' resolution to publicly report test data on its bottled water brand, Dasani. KBOO's Ethan Scarl spoke about the reasons for Coke's action with Sara Joseph, of Corporate Accountability ... Read more

Bush Guffaws at Addressing Climate Change

Airs at: Wed, 04/16/2008 at 5:00pm
 George Bush today unveiled a third vague and unspecific climate change policy.Bush, who long denied the scientific consensus that climate change has human causes, showed today that he will continue to drag his feet on implementing mandatory reductions of carbon emissions.N... Read more

Oregon Attorney General candidates and the environment; Our Backyard's election take 2

Airs at: Tue, 04/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
How do the 2008 Oregon election candidates stack up … environmentally, that is. Our Backyard will feature all the candidates between now and the May primary but first up, the candidates for Oregon Attorney General. 2 Democrats (and no Republicans, go figure ...) are seeking... Read more

People Rise Up - News Wrap

Airs at: Tue, 04/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up