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audio Voices from the Gulf Howard Page from STEPS Coalition
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 5.1MB) - by wtulnews
5:33min Howard Page of STEPS Coalition tells his story of the Rev Calvin Johnson's fight to preserve his community and Mississippi wetlands "I've stepped back as far as I can, I can't step back anymore. I'm going to start coming forward." -Rev Calvin Johnson
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:08PM
audio Voices from the Gulf Louis Skrmetta of Ship Island Excursions
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 3.3MB) - by wtulnews
Here's Captain Louis Skrmetta, talking about the first time he learned the value of clean water in the Gulf of Mexico I had to first of all explain to my family that this is a bad deal that we shouldn’t be doing this, we should be committed to keeping our bilges clean, putting containers under the engines so that the oil in the bilge won’t go into the water.”
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:22PM
audio Voices from the Gulf Patty Whitney of Bayou History Center
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 4.6MB) - by wtulnews
5min Patty Whitney of Bayou History Center and BISCO tells of when she heard of the BP disaster in the Gulf in 2010 "The Deep Water Horizon is actually a metaphor for coastal Louisiana, we’re dead we just haven’t dropped yet. DWH was like being told you have terminal cancer. It may take awhile, but we're gone." http://gulffuture.org
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:51PM
audio Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love (audio/mpeg 4.9MB) - by WTUL News
Monique Verdin of My Louisiana Love tells of when she first sawthe oil wash in from BP's disaster in the Gulf in 2010
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:02PM
audio Voices from the Gulf David Underhill Mobile Sierra Club
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 4.6MB) - by wtulnews
5min David Underhill Mobile Sierra Club tells us how lifelong resistance can be a success. And I’ve been involved here and elsewhere in uprisings against environmental atrocities and uh others that mobilized people in the streets and communities and in council meetings, um that usually failed in their announced objectives and uh haha are currently failing now in Mobile, but the resistance continues, and in necessity from all of this that I conclude that the resistance itself is a success in that it keeps you alert to what you must do with the brief time that you’re allowed on earth http://gulffuture.org
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:16PM
audio Voices from the Gulf Jennifer Bennett, environmental engineer
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 4.8MB) - by wtulnews
Jennifer Bennett, an environmental engineer in Houston, TX reflects on BP's strategy to disperse the oil gushing from teh bottom of hte Mississippi Canyon in the Northern Gulf of Mexico 5min 'The solution I saw was like “oh, we’re just gonna dump some more carcinogenic crap in there! Yeah totally standard because it’s the cheapest option, and they think that’s cleanup.” I’ve been working in the environmental industry long enough to know that is cleanup and it’s not what people think it is.' http://gulffuture.org
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:47PM
audio Voices from the Gulf Sharron Stewart
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 3.8MB) - by wtulnews
Sharron Stewart, in Houston, TX reflects on government repression of witnessing the disaster unfold on Gulf Beaches in Alabama 5min 'There were so many people on the island and they would not let us get anywhere near the beaches or take pictures. Or take pictures! If you got out of your car, you were followed, if you stayed in the public right of way, you were followed. And they would have confiscated my camera if I had taken a picture. That is so different from my experience of oil spill cleanups in the past when I worked for NOAA. ' http://gulffuture.org
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:51PM
audio The Energy Game (audio/mpeg 54.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
The Energy Gang is a weekly podcast that dives into the technological, political and market forces driving energy and environmental issues.
Posted: Mon Feb 2, 2015 8:07AM
audio Tulane Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement (audio/mpeg 30.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Emma Collin joined News and Views for an interview to discuss the fossil fuel divestment movement at Tulane University.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:28AM
audio WTUL News reports on a lecture from Adam Briggle, a leader of a Frack Free Denton (audio/mpeg 27.4MB) - by WTUL News
Adam Briggle of Frack Free Denton spoke to Tammany Together regarding the history of the 2014 ban against hydraulic fracturing in Denton, Texas.
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:14PM
audio wtul news reports 7 points of advice from Adam Briggle, a leader of a Frack Free Denton
(Attachment On: WTUL News reports on a lecture from Adam Briggle, a leader of a Frack Free Denton)
(audio/mpeg 12.7MB) - by wtul news
Adam Briggle of Frack Free Denton spoke to Tammany Together regarding the history of the 2014 ban against hydraulic fracturing in Denton, Texas. He had 7 points of advice for Tammany Together in their struggle against Helis, Devon, Encana, Comstock, and Sanchez in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in the florida parishes of Louisiana. .Be United in diversity .Ban is simple, better than regulations. Reasonable regulations didn't work, but a Ban won 60 / 40. .Balance centralized and distributed power in the movement .Own the frame --This is Our Denton .Know yr stuff, question their experts, Question lawyers, and the science. .Don't make unnecessary enemies, and be respectful .Balance Attrition and Apathy --don't burn out, but always be ready with the next move.
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:19PM
audio Interview with Scott Eustis on the Washington Parish Dam (audio/mpeg 6.4MB) - by WTUL News & Views (New Orleans, LA)
Scott Eustis of healthygulf.org, discusses the latest iteration of the Washington Parish Dam proposal on the Boga Lusa Creek.
Posted: Thu Jan 8, 2015 8:39AM
audio WTUL News & Views interview with Mike Stagg on Fracking in St. Tammany (audio/mpeg 44.6MB) - by WTUL News & Views (New Orleans, LA)
32m Casey Demoss, Janet Hays, and Nora Maria Fuller present an in studio interview with Mike Stagg, a Lafayette-based film maker and community activist, on fracking and falling oil and gas prices.
Posted: Mon Jan 5, 2015 7:18AM
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(Attachment On: Marshall Islands poet makes climate appeal at UN)
(audio/mpeg 2.4MB) - by IndyRadio
Presentation and poetry reading by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner at 2014 UN Climate Summit
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:33PM
audio Radical Mycology Collective Speaks About Fungi and More! (audio/mpeg 45.6MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Peter McCoy and Willoughby Arevalo speak about the power and mystery around mycology, how they can be used to eat, treat disease, clean-up pollution, and more. Learn more by visiting their website here: http://radicalmycology.com/
Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:41AM
audio Chevron's Richmond refinery expansion will increase greenhouse gas emissions by 20% (audio/mpeg 1.8MB) - by Pacifica Evening News
Chevron's Richmond oil refinery is already the greatest emitter of greenhouse gases in the State of California. According to Richmond Planning Commissioner Marilyn Langlois, Chevron's plan for its complex refinery expansion will increase its emissions by another 20% of what they are now, but Chevron is denying that by excluding the emissions that will be produced by PraxAir, an affiliate corporation.
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:23PM
audio Chevron campaign to buy City of Richmond: Andrés Soto on CIUT-Ontario (audio/mpeg 25.5MB) - by CIUT-Toronto-Taylor Report
Chevron is attempting to buy the City of Richmond, to insure the complex refinery permit it hopes to win at Richmond's next City Council meeting, on July 29th. Andrés Soto spoke to CIUT-Toronto host Phil Taylor about Chevron's purchase orders and the environmental battles throughout the East Bay Refinery Corridor. The Richmond City Council meeting on July 29th will begin at 6:30, at 403 Civic Center Drive, Richmond, four or five blocks east of the Richmond BART station.
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:11PM
audio Richmond environmentalists request support for challenge to Chevron refinery expansion (audio/mpeg 1.8MB) - by KPFA Weekend News/Andrés Soto/Ann Garrison
Richmond environmentalists ask supporters from all over the Bay Area to attend the Richmond City Council meeting at 403 Civic Center Street, several blocks east of the Richmond BART station on Tuesday, July 22nd. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm, but Andrés Soto of Communities for a Better Environment is urging people to arrive by 5:30 to get good seats and fill out speaker cards. Chevron's Richmond Refinery produces more greenhouse gases than any other corporation in California.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:56AM
audio Benicians win first victory in opposition to crude-by-rail 'bomb trains' (audio/mpeg 1.7MB) - by KPFA Weekend News/Andrés Soto/Ann Garrison
On Thursday, 07.10.2014, citizens of Benicia and neighboring communities commemorated the 47 lives lost in the Lac Mégantic crude-by-rail explosion last year. Then they went into the Benicia Planning Commission meeting, where they won a 45-day extension of the public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Report regarding Valero's plan for transporting tar sands and shale oil to its Benicia Refinery on trains. Activists opposing the shipments began calling them "bomb trains" after ...
Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 3:21PM
audio Justin from Mateel Center interview about Reggae on the River on KPFA setting the standard (audio/x-wav 156.5MB) - by paz
Justin from Mateel Center interview about Reggae on the River on KPFA setting the standard
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 2:38AM

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