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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
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
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
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
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
wtul news interviews Natasha Noordhoof on Gulf Restoration Network's 20 year anniversary (audio/mpeg 6.6MB) - by wtulnews
Natasha Noordhoff spoke to us on Gulf Restoration Network's 20 years of advocacy for clean water, healthy wetlands, and whale conservation in one of the oil sacrifice zones of the United States, the Offshore Gulf of Mexico.
Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:37AM
Ground Water Pimping (audio/mpeg 2.7MB) - by Brad Johnson
Commentary on Ground water pumping by factory farms Mp3 audio and script audio podcast , free for community stations to reuse:
Posted: Sun Jun 1, 2014 1:34PM
podcast in mp3 format
(Attachment On: Ground Water Pimping) (audio/mpeg 2.7MB) - by Brad Johnson
audio podcast , free for community stations to reuse
Posted: Sun Jun 1, 2014 1:34PM
Monique harden and Jim Raby discuss school built on toxic waste site (audio/mpeg 23.5MB) - by Gahiji Barrow
Monique harden and Jim Raby discuss school being built on a toxic waste site in New Orleans. Also discussed is the legacy of environmental racism. 29 minutes
Posted: Wed May 28, 2014 7:40AM
(Attachment On: 24/7 Albany Bulb Autonomous Zone Pot Luck Every Nite 7pm) (audio/mpeg 1.1MB) - by orion
Posted: Fri May 16, 2014 11:32PM
Richomond Urban Tilth Director for Communtiy Garden interview on SettingtheStandard (audio/x-wav 116.7MB) - by paz
Richomond Urban Tilth Director for Communtiy Garden interview on SettingtheStandard http://facebook.com/urban.tilth
Posted: Mon May 5, 2014 3:52AM
PG&E vs. the Planet (audio/mpeg 2.1MB) - by KPFA Evening News, 04.26.2014
Eight months after the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission effectively halted the San Francisco City and County's renewable power program, San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced legislation that would require the City and County to at least study the option of joining Marin Clean Energy, Marin County's renewable power program. Avalos said that PG&E's political stranglehold on the mayor's office and thus on the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, makes the advance of...
Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:59PM
Full audio of the "Who Is the Movimento Sem Terra?" Bay Area Report Back
(Attachment On: International Day of Peasant Resistance: Who Is the Movimento Sem Terra? Report Back) (audio/mpeg 46.0MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 2:13:53) Audio includes about four minutes of music during the introductory Mística.
Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2014 2:15PM
Soleil Ho on Food Gentrification (audio/mpeg 31.5MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Gahiji and Kezia speak with Soleil Ho about Food Gentrification, the rising costs of food, and the effect of foodie trends on low-income communities.
Posted: Wed Apr 9, 2014 7:24AM
(Attachment On: Japanese Negative Feedback Loop) (audio/mpeg 246.7 KB) - by Kaiserstuhl
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:20PM
(Attachment On: Japanese Negative Feedback Loop) (audio/mpeg 359.9 KB) - by Kaiserstuhl
Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:20PM
Audio: California Drought by Radio Ecoshock
(Attachment On: The California Drought: Is this the big one?) (audio/mpeg 13.7MB) - by Upload
[Audio: 56:15 min.] via: http://www.ecoshock.net/downloads/ES_140305_LoFi.mp3
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 7:39PM
Louisiana CPRA votes to move forward on a lawsuit against the USACE (audio/mpeg 37.8MB) - by wtulnews
The Louisiana CPRA voted last week to move forward with ligitation against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for their damages to vast swath of protective wetlands around a shipping channel, the MR-GO, which was found to have been neglected by the Corps, and found to be a major cause of the flooding of New Orleans in 2005. Garret Graves, Steve Wilson, and author John Barry comment on the suit, and how it complements and potentially conflicts with a suit filed by John Barry and the New Orlean...
Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:14AM
(Attachment On: Flush The TPP - Part 2 .) (audio/mpeg 18.9MB) - by Bill Carpenter
Amy Goodman hosted a debate on the TPP on Nov. 14th between Bill Watson, a trade policy analyst at the Cato Institute, and Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch. Democracy Now On KPFA 94.1 fm M-F 6am and 9am
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:51AM
Toxic Snow for Sale (audio/mpeg 1.3MB) - by Radio Free Peaks
Reporting on the use of the dispersant Corexit in the Deepwater Horizon disaster found in the weekly Shortwave Report can serve as a touchstone to determine the quality of the foreign state broadcasters mirrored. Most of what makes the Shortwave Report valuable is that due to their being in line with commercial and regime interests the quality of reporting in American media is so low. But this is to a certain extent the same in the foreign countries where those contributions are being produce...
Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:48PM