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Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2015

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Iven Hale hosts and we hear:   Bill Resnick and Robert Naimon talk about Israel and Palestine Desiree Hellegers talks with Dan Serres about the environmental and safety risks of oil-by-train facilities Joe Clement reads a tongue-in-cheeck commentary about the Po... Read more

Dan Serres on oil-by-train dangers

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2015 at 12:00am
Desiree Hellegers interviews Dan Serres, Conservation Director of the Columbia River Keeper, about the potential environmental and safety impacts of a proposal to site the largest oil-by-rail storage facility in the United States right here in our own backyard in Vancouver,... Read more

Lawsuit Filed Against Port of Seattle Over Shell Oil Deal

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the port of Seattle Wednesday, challenging the commission’s move to enter an agreement with contractors for Shell Oil. KBOO’s Robin Ryan spoke with a member of the Puget Sound-Keepers Alliance, one of the suit’s pe... Read more

Airport Workers Hold Teach-In on Hazards

Airs at: Thu, 03/05/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Workers at the Portland airport held a ‘teach-in’ at the airport today to demonstrate the hazardous conditions they encounter at work. The workers have recently filed complaints to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration against Prospect Airport Services – a contra... Read more

Presswatch on 12/18/2014

Airs at: Thu, 12/18/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Presswatch

Movie Moles: Snowpiercer

Airs at: Mon, 08/04/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel and Iven Hale review the film, Snowpiercer, currently playing in Portland at the not-for profit Hollywood theater, and available as video-on-demand for home viewing. Loosely based on a French graphic novel of the same title, and co-written by Kelly Masterson a... Read more

"Crude Awakening:" Host Paul Roland interviews three activists on the escalating oil train controversy

Airs at: Wed, 06/11/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Guests on today's show: Matt Krogh, ForestEthics West Coast Campaigner Matt Landon, Vancouver Action Network Dan Sears, Columbia Riverkeeper Crude Awakening Tour: Music an... Read more

Hart Noecker & Nick Caleb: Pedalpalooza, Gentrification, and Our Right to the City

Airs at: Mon, 06/02/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with Hart Noecker and Nick Caleb about gentrification in Portland and a Pedalpalooza ride* they're organizing to raise awareness and stimulate action around it. Hart and Nick discuss how they came to Portland, how they've seen it change, why they and other... Read more

Columbia River Crossing Bridge Office to Close

Airs at: Thu, 05/22/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
The office of the now-defunct Columbia River Crossing Bridge is closing its office for good next week. Oregon and Washington have spent a total of two hundred million dollars on the project –about half of which came from federal matching funds. The new I-5 bridge was expecte... Read more

Railroad companies submit details of oil and coal transport -- to whom?

Airs at: Thu, 04/24/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
A report this week by The Oregonian newspaper uncovered a major loophole in the monitoring and regulation of coal and oil transport throughout the state of Oregon. According to The Oregonian’s report, railroad companies are not required to submit full records to the departm... Read more