Environment/Climate

LNG in Coos Bay

Airs at: Mon, 08/20/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Three different sites on Oregon’s Coast are being targeted by Liquefied Natural Gas, or LNG, companies as possible sites for Import Terminals. In addition to the Bradwood location in northern Oregon, the coos bay estuary on the south coast has also been scoped. KBOO reporter... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 20, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 08/19/2007 at 5:00pm
We continue the round table discussion of transportation alternatives in Portland. Mike Snedeker discusses the consolidation of executive power going back to the 1970s. Larry Bowlden reviews "Midnight at the Dragon Cafe" by Judy Bates Fong, and Clayton Morgareidge reports... Read more

skyscraper farming

Airs at: Wed, 08/15/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Some environmentalists and farmers are considering an innovative new approach to dealing with the problem of dwindling food supplies. KBOO’s Helen Honey has more Read more

ONS Federal logging plan

Airs at: Tue, 08/14/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A new plan federal plan would reduce protections of much of Western Oregon’s old growth forests. Kurt Ackerson reports in collaboration with the Oregon News Service Read more

LNG Protest

Airs at: Sun, 08/12/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Organizers and activists from around the Pacific Northwest are occupying the proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal site in Bradwood, Oregon today. NorthernStar Corporation has proposed building a terminal on the site to import natural gas from Russia and other source... Read more

Pacificorp protest in Portland

Airs at: Tue, 08/14/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A group of activists locked down in front of Pacificorp in downtown Portland today.  The protest was meant to draw attention to the environmental damage caused by Pacificorp-owned dams throughout Oregon.  KBOO’s Kurt Ackerson has more Read more

Measure 49 Supporters Hope to Fix Measure 37

Airs at: Thu, 08/09/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In this year's legislative session, the Oregon State Legislature was unable to come to an agreement on fixing Measure 37, a rural development bill which would drastically alter the Oregon landscape.  This November voters will have a chance with Measure 49 to change the impa... Read more

Climate convergence live

Airs at: Tue, 08/07/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
TODAY BEGINS THE CONVERGENCE FOR CLIMATE ACTION, AN EVENT WHICH WILL LAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND TO PLAN ACTIONS TO TURN BACK GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE. TAKING PLACE IN LONDON, WASHINGTON STATE AND NORTH CAROLINA, THE CAMPS ARE BRINGING CLIMATE CHANGE CAMPAIGNERS TOGETHER WITH LOCA... Read more

0808 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 08/07/2007 at 5:00pm
Another edition of the local environmental series. Read more

Contamination at Standing Rock Indian Reservation

Airs at: Wed, 07/18/2007 at 5:00pm
Abandoned Uranium mines contaminate South Dakota land and water. Read more