Energy/Natural Resources

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 16, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg fills in as host today for the Old Mole, which features these segments: Chemical Time Bomb: Bill Resnick speaks with John Rumpler, the clean water program director and senior attorney for Environment America, a national organization dedicated to protectin... Read more

Fukushima Anniversary Voices from Japan.

Airs at: Wed, 03/11/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
This week, Nuclear Hotseat's annual Fukushima Anniversary Voices from Japan. We’ll have an exclusive interview with reporter Takeshi Yamakawa, part of Tokyo Shimbun’s Nuclear Power Reporting Team.  Later, we’ll gain first-hand impressions of radiation problems in the Exclus... Read more

Forest defense is climate defense: how Bark plans to combat degradation and increase climate resilience

Airs at: Fri, 03/06/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Forest defense is climate defense. That's the motto that Mt. Hood Forest advocacy group Bark lives by, and they are dedicated to preserving forests for this reason. Bark pushes back against the Forest Service on timber sales, which they do in a few different ways.  Bark... Read more

Old Mole variety Hour for March 9, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Roben White hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Bernie for President: Bill Resnick interviews media critic Jeff Cohenon Bernie and the Bernie campaign, the disappointment of Super Tuesday and how, in a two man race, he could win the Democratic Party nomina... Read more

The law, humanity and the Colorado River: a conversation with "How Dams Fall" author Will Falk

Airs at: Thu, 03/05/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In February, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced her support for removing four hydroelectric dams on the Lower Snake River, understanding their negaitve impact on endangered salmon and their ability to spawn. In Colorado, similar calls to remove the Colorado River Dam h... Read more

The Never-ending Saga of the Hanford Cleanup

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Hanford Nuclear Reservation - along the Columbia River 200 miles upstream from Portland, is one of the most contaminated places on the planet. Once a bustling production facility for Plutonium and later a proposed site for the United States' permanent nuclear waste repo... Read more

Voices from the Climate Strike

Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Climate Strike Against TMX Tar Sands, which took place February 7th at the Port of Vancouver, pushes back against the Canadian federal court of appeals decision on green-lighting the Trans Mountain Pipeline and delivers a letter to Port of Vancouver CEO Julianna Marler ... Read more

John Holm Interview

Produced for Between Us
John Holm is a democrat who is running for US House District 2.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his mother was a strong influence on his personal and political life, how he'll bring down prescription drug prices if he gets voted into office and why he feels Republican... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 2, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts today's Old Mole which includes these segments:  In Memoriam: Bill Resnick remembers our old comrade Clayton Morgareidge, replaying two of his recent commentaries for the Mole: Capitalism as Organized Narcissism and The Place of Art in a Green New Dea... Read more

Ricky Barajas Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ricky Barajas is a democrat who is running for Oregon's US House District 1 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about his passion for the Green New Deal, why the deportation of people who are contributing to the country doesn't make sense, and why Oregon's democratic establis... Read more