Climate Justice Forum: Shelley Brock on Idaho Oil & Gas Opposition, Pandemic Responses, Rail Bridge Construction, Alberta Flooding, Washington Smelter Ruling 4-29-20


The Wednesday, April 29, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features a conversation with community rights advocate Shelley Brock of Citizens Allied for Integrity and Accountability (CAIA), talking about a federal lawsuit against forced Idaho oil and gas leases, wells and pipelines near public water sources, driller bankruptcy problems, and her statehouse election campaign.  We also share news and reflections on the global pandemic and government and industry responses, north Idaho railroad bridge construction, Alberta flooding near tar sands tailings ponds, Navajo coronavirus relief, and an appeals court decision on a Washington smelter site sale.  Broadcast for eight years on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow, every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm Pacific time, on-air at 90.3 FM, online, and podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuels projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.