Energy/Natural Resources

Portland City Council Community Forum on Zenith Energy

Airs at: Mon, 08/19/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A few months ago, the Portland community woke up to learn that there was a secret plan to turn our city into a hub for exporting tar sands crude oil. A Texas company, Zenith Energy, bought a moribund asphalt terminal at the Port of Portland and was surreptitiously expanding... Read more

Move 9 Speak, Yellow Finch Tree Sitters, and Pansy Fest//ACAB 2019

Airs at: Mon, 07/29/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 08/02/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Move call for support for Delbert Orr Africa First we have a couple of shorter segments. Respectively, you hear the voices of Janine Phillips Africa, Janet Holloway Africa and Eddie Goodman Africa of the Move 9, a political and religious group that follows the teachings of ... Read more

Crude Bailout

Airs at: Mon, 08/12/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on July 15, 2019 Have you wondered how Zenith Energy got a foothold in Portland to expand a moribund asphalt terminal into the largest tar sands export terminal on the West Coast? An investigative report, to be released on July 15, 2019, by ... Read more

Kalama Methanol: Perspective from the Puget Sound

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on July 1, 2019 For nearly five years the community of Kalama has been fighting the world's largest methanol refinery proposed for the Port of Kalama. Until recently the community felt isolated and invisible as they struggled to stop this ma... Read more

Falter with Bill McKibben

Airs at: Mon, 08/05/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on May 27, 2019 Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change in his groundbreaking book The End of Nature, which was the first book to alert us to global warming. In his latest book FALTER: Has th... Read more

Secwepemc Struggle Against Pipeline / Perilous Chronicles Prisoner Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 07/19/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Secwepemc Struggle Against Pipeline / Perilous Chronicles Prisoner Resistance This week, we feature two segments on the episode. First, a brief chat with Duncan of Perilous Chronicle, a site documenting prisoner resistance since from 2010 til today in the so-called U.S. & C... Read more

Chernobyl: Nuclear Drama on HBO

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Laurie Mercier and Frann Michel discuss the HBO miniseries Chernobyl and some responses to it.  While there has been widespread praise for the aesthetics and emotional impact of the drama, and many appreciate its allegorical message about  climate catastrophe, ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for 07/15/19

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this Old Mole, which includes: Brian Willson: Nicaragua and the Lies They Tell Us: Laurie speaks to S. Brian Willson about his antiwar activism, his recent book Don’t Thank Me for My Service, and his recent reporting on the attempted US coup in Nicaragu... Read more

Crude Bailout

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Have you wondered how Zenith Energy got a foothold in Portland to expand a moribund asphalt terminal into the largest tar sands export terminal on the West Coast? An investigative report, to be released on July 15, 2019, by the Center for a Sustainable Economy, reveals that... Read more

Oil Train Response Bill Passes Oregon Senate (at last)

Airs at: Mon, 07/08/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On June 29, in 11th hour fashion, the Oregon Legislature approved a bill (HB 2209) with bipartisan support to better prepare Oregon to respond to oil spills from high-hazard trains that carry millions of gallons of crude oil through the state. HB 2209 will require railroads... Read more