Climate Justice Forum: Idaho Oil & Gas, Utility, & Energy Bills, Washington Rejection of Pipeline Expansion, Russian Gas Pipeline Destruction, Virginia Rail Safety Protest & Northwest Influenced Laws 3-15-23

The Wednesday, March 15, 2023, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activists collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news, music, and reflections on proposed and passed Idaho legislation changing forced leasing and other oil and gas rules, preempting local governments from restricting fossil fuels utility uses, and labeling nuclear as clean energy, a Washington governor letter urging federal regulators to reject Northwest gas pipeline expansion, a report implicating White House officials conspiring to destroy Russian gas pipelines before the Ukraine invasion, a Virginia protest calling for railroad safety after several Norfolk Southern derailments, and Northwest Congressional members considering bipartisan rail regulation bills prompted by an Ohio hazardous train wreck.  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. Continue reading