Climate Justice Forum: People’s Hearing Testimony to Stop Northwest Pipeline Expansion, New Tribal Lawsuit against Nevada Lithium Mine, Idaho River Diesel Spill, Railroad Hazmat Risks 2-22-23

The Wednesday, February 22, 2023, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activists collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features community members threatened by the Gas Transmission Northwest (GTN) pipeline expansion project, testifying at the February 13 People’s Hearing to Stop GTN Xpress hosted by a Northwest coalition.  We also share news, videos, and reflections on a new lawsuit filed by three tribes protecting their northern Nevada lands from the Thacker Pass lithium mine, a semi-truck crash and diesel spill into a north Idaho river, and railroaded hazardous materials risks to American trackside communities.  Broadcast for eleven 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 and online, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots, frontline resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony: “Protect Thacker Pass, We Can’t Mine Our Way Out of a Climate Crisis!”, February 17, 2023 Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

Breaking News: “This Fight Isn’t Over” – Three Tribes File New Lawsuit Challenging Thacker Pass Lithium Mine, February 17, 2023 Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

In the wake of three tribes filing a new lawsuit on Thursday…, February 18, 2023 Wild Idaho Rising Tide

Live Stream Presentation and Q&A about Protect Thacker Pass, February 19, 2023 Protect Thacker Pass

Another Lochsa River Oil Spill!, February 16, 2023 Wild Idaho Rising Tide

Semi-Truck Crashes into Lochsa River, February 14, 2023 Lewiston Tribune

Four Rail-Borne Risks Moving through American Communities, February 1, 2023 The Hill

People’s Hearing to Stop GTN Xpress, February 14, 2023 Rogue Climate

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