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BLM Rejects Mining on Mt. St. Helens

Airs at: Tue, 04/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Today the Oregon Bureau of Land Management, rejected the hardrock lease application for a site near Mount St. Helens.According to the BLM, an Environmental Assessment conducted in 2007 was unclear in its findings, and that the mining could result in mineral development exc... Read more

Earth Day Interview with John Stauber

Airs at: Mon, 04/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
KBOO's Edison Carder interviews John Stauber of the Center for Media and Democracy ( http://www.prwatch.org/cmd/bios.php/John_Stauber ) on Earth Day 2008. John shares his thoughts about greenwashing, the competion between environmental activist groups for your contributions... Read more

Scott Fernandez, PURB, and our WATER!!!

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Host Scott Forrester talks with Scott Fernandez, a member of the Portland Utility Review Board (PURB) about contamination of the Columbia South Shore Well Field, the summer supplement to our Bull Run Water Supply. Read more

Recovery Zone: Maitreya EcoVillage

Airs at: Wed, 04/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
The May 1st Recovery Zone features a visit with an environmentally innovative intentional community:  Maitreya Ecovillage.   Founder Rob Bolman discusses his philosophy in working to create an oasis of cooperation and sustainability in an urban setting.  Produced by Stephan... Read more

Food Crisis? Yes. Surprise? No.

Airs at: Tue, 04/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
A converation with Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, regarding the global food price increases. Read more

Our Backyard: The candidates for President and the environment!

Airs at: Tue, 04/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
This edition: the candidates for President and some thoughts on endorsements and the traditional media. The two Democratic candidates for President, Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama as well as the Republican candidate, Senator John McCain have all put forth some pl... Read more