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EFSEC Closes Comment Period for Tesoro Savage Oil Terminal

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Yesterday evening, Washington State’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, or EFSEC, closed its final hearing on the proposal to construct a 360,000 barrel-per-day crude oil trans-shipment terminal at the Port of Vancouver, Washington. Now the final decision is in the ... Read more

The Digital Divide: John Cheney-Lippold, We Are Data: Algorithms and The Making of Our Digital Selves

Airs at: Fri, 06/09/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Tune in to the Digital Divide, Friday, June 9th at 11 AM. I'll be talkiing with John Cheney-Lippold, author of We Are Data: Algorithms and The Making of Our Digital Selves. We'll talk about how corporations collect and filter data about how you use the internet, if search e... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour June 5th, 2017

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes.. Bill Resnick interviews Tom Athanasiou of the Earth island Institute on Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Change Accord. Patsy Kullberg interviews poet and activist Judith Arcana about he... Read more

Change the World by Ending Human Trafficking

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Justin Dillon is a former musician turned filmmaker and social entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Made in A Free World, a platform that brings together consumers, organizations, and businesses to dismantle the 150 billion dollar business of human trafficking. His la... Read more

Lincoln County Spray Ban Reactions

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Yesterday, KBOO reported on the victory of a ballot measure in Lincoln County, Oregon, that bans the aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. It also establishes community environmental rights, pre-empting so-called “corporate rights,” which lead to local jurisdictions... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban Passes

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure has passed in the Lincoln County May Special Election which bans the aerial spraying of pesticides. It also includes language pre-empting corporate rights in favor of community rights, and is the first such law to be passed directly by voters in the nation.... Read more

Your Brain's Politics - Neuroscience and the political divide

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
  The concept of framing in politics was introduced over a decade ago by George Lakoff, but cognitive scientist Elisabeth Wehling feels that frames are still misunderstood and that much of her work "still consists of explaining what political framing is at all. There are t... Read more

Wolf Plan Hearing in Portland Tomorrow

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has a Wolf Plan, and it is up for review and revision every five years. The ODFW is holding a public listening session in Portland tomorrow to hear public input on the plan. KBOO reporter Sam Bouman spoke with Danielle Moser, the ... Read more

MARCH FOR SCIENCE

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Trump administration has declared a war on science. The first thing they did upon taking office was erase all references and data about climate change from government websites, and impose gag orders on scientists working for the EPA and Department of Energy. Then Trump ... Read more

Group Opposing Lincoln County Spray Ban Gets Help from Dow Chemical

Airs at: Thu, 04/13/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure in Lincoln County would ban the aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. The last few years have seen a number of local and statewide agriculture reform measures face overwhelming industry opposition--for example the 2014 GMO bans in Jackson and Josep... Read more