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Are we Facing a Nuclear Power Relapse?

Airs at: Tue, 04/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
A discussion with Michael Mariotte, Executive Director of the Nuclear Information & Resource Service, about the possibility of a nuclear power relapse in the U.S., and around the world. Read more

Follow the Garbage Part 3

Airs at: Tue, 04/22/2008 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 3 includes reporters Ryan White and Katie Arrents on the de-construction movement and recycling; KBOO reporter Ric... Read more

Follow the Garbage Part 2

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 2 includes Lisa Loving speaking with writer Elizabeth Royte, author of Garbage Lands: On the Secret Trail of Trash... Read more

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