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Old Mole Variety Hour for May 15, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Atomic Days: The Hanford Nuclear Reservation in south central Washington no longer produces plutonium for nuclear bombs. But its lethal legacy remains.  In his new book, Atomic ... Read more

Atomic Days

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Hanford Nuclear Reservation in south central Washington no longer produces plutonium for nuclear bombs. But its lethal legacy remains.  In his new book, Atomic Days:  The Untold Story of the Most Toxic Place in America, author Joshua Frank digs into the history of this ... Read more

Goldendale Energy Storage Project

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Boston-based Rye Development wants to build the largest pumped-storage hydroelectric development in the Pacific Northwest and in the process destroy irreplaceable Tribal Cultural and Religious Resources. Pumped storage is touted as the most efficient way to store solar and ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 8, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes a re-broadcast segment from Against the Grain: Pipeline Populism: Many have concluded that the climate emergency will only be addressed by mass collective action. But given the small size of the U.S. left,... Read more

Pushing for Environmentally Friendly Buildings

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Transportation is the highest source of greenhouse gas emissions but emissions caused by residential and commercial buildings, including from electricity and natural gas use, are close behind. In 2021, while transportation was responsible for 35% of Oregon's carbon emission... Read more

Certified Disaster

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The oil & gas industry is turning to unproven and unregulated  “gas certifiers” like Project Canary that claim to “measure” emissions and label their methane gas as “responsibly sourced”. The certified gas industry allows companies to charge a premium for their products, an... Read more

Looking Back to Look Forwards: The Warm Springs Water Treatment Plant

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Oregon Water Pollution and Water Rights Earth Day Special Programming Only on KBOO 90.7FM Portland     Read more

International Earth Protectors

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Interview with International Earth Protectors Earth Day Special Programming Only on KBOO 90.7FM Portland       Read more

Once A Braided River

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
  For thousands of years the north reach of the Willamette River, near its confluence with the Columbia, was a braided river of shallow channels and islands rich in biodiversity. That was until European settlers came to the Pacific Northwest and displaced the Indigenous pe... Read more

Portland's Green Reckoning

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland prides itself on its green reputation, but it's becoming more and more apparent that we are facing a number of environmental contradictions and challenges that belie this reputation. According to Bob Sallinger, Urban Conservation Director for Willamette Riverkeeper... Read more