Climate Justice Forum: BLM Spying on Activists, Boise Oil & Gas Lease Protest, & Spokane Ballot on Fossil Fuel Train Fines 7-27-16


The Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) features news about federal, undercover, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) personnel infiltrating and spying on the anti-fracking movement, the dismissal of the lawsuits against blockaders of Shell’s massive Alaska Arctic drilling rig and support vessels from the Ports of Bellingham and Seattle, the state of Idaho pursuit of quicker oil and gas well production records, the Spokane City Council decision to put a measure on the November 2016 ballot that would fine each coal and oil train car traversing Spokane, and a recorded report by two activists who participated in the July 27 protest of a BLM oil and gas lease auction in Boise.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Washington City Bans of Fossil Fuel Infrastructure, Tesoro Refineries Pollution Settlement, & SW Idaho Oil & Gas Resistance 7-20-16


The Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) features news about Spokane and Vancouver, Washington bans and fines of fossil fuel transportation and infrastructure, a federal settlement with six Tesoro refineries to reduce air pollution emissions and violations, resistance to southwest Idaho oil and gas development and a federal lease auction, and other topics.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Lac-Megantic Tragedy Commemorations, Quinault Oil Terminal Demonstration, #StopOilTrains Week of Action, BLM Lease Auction Protest 7-13-16


The Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) features news about three-year anniversary commemorations of the Lac-Megantic oil train tragedy, the Quinault Indian Nation’s demonstration against Grays Harbor oil terminals, #StopOilTrains Week of Action protests throughout the Northwest, and upcoming resistance to a BLM oil and gas lease auction and nuclear waste in southern Idaho.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: #StopOilTrains Week of Action, City Bans of Oil Trains & Coal Ports 7-6-16


The Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) features news about #StopOilTrains Week of Action events and upcoming, summer, indigenous and climate activism, city bans of Northwest crude oil trains and an Oakland coal export facility, and other topics.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: NW Oil Train Moratorium Requests, EFSEC Oil Terminal Hearings, Payette County Oil Discovery, Gulf of Mexico Fracking Permits 6-29-16


The Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) features news about government, tribal, and public calls for a moratorium on Northwest oil trains and Washington EFSEC hearing denial of the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver, discovery of oil in the Payette County, Idaho Willow gas field, Obama administration approval of over 1500 fracking permits in the Gulf of Mexico, and other topics.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Oil Train Blockade & Moratorium Requests, Utah Tar Sands Mine Arrests, Spokane Healthy Climate Citizens Initiative 6-22-16


The Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) features news about the June 18 Vancouver, Washington oil train tracks blockade, calls for a nationwide moratorium on oil trains by Oregon government officials and agencies, arrests at the June 11 field studies and June 19 reclamation actions at the Utah tar sands mine, and a Spokane physician’s filing of a healthy climate citizen rights initiative amending the city charter.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Mosier Mayor, Residents, & Activist, Union Pacific Snafus & Grants, Millennium Bulk Terminals Public Input 6-15-16


The Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) features June 9 conversations with Mosier, Oregon Mayor Arlene Burns, Mosier residents Silas Bleakley and Brent Foster, and Peter Cornelison of Friends of the Columbia Gorge, about the June 3 Union Pacific oil train derailment, explosion, and fire in the Columbia River Gorge.  Other topics include Union Pacific rail operation violations in Oregon and grants to Sandpoint area organizations and Millennium Bulk Terminals public comments and hearings on the last proposed Northwest coal export facility.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Oregon Oil Train Derailment, Longview Coal Terminal Hearing in Pasco, BLM Oil & Gas Lease in Payette County 6-8-16


The Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) features the voices of people directly impacted by or responsible for the fiery June 3 oil train derailment in the Columbia River Gorge town of Mosier, Oregon, as well as news about the incident.  Other topics include a June 2 Pasco, Washington public hearing on the largest proposed coal export facility in North America, Millennium Bulk Terminals at Longview, Washington, and a July 27 Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction of the Sheep Ridge federal lands around Big Willow gas wells in Payette County, Idaho.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Longview Coal Terminal Testimony, Powder River Basin Coal Downturns, & California Off-Shore Fracking 6-1-16


The Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) features excerpted, May 26, Spokane public hearing testimony opposing the largest proposed coal export facility in North America, Millennium Bulk Terminals at Longview, Washington.  Other topics include a similar June 2 hearing in Pasco, Washington, Arch Coal’s withdrawal from this coal port project, downturns in Powder River Basin coal production and related railroad employment, and Obama administration approval of resuming fracking off the California coast.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Break Free Pacific Northwest Talks 5-25-16


The Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Climate Justice Forum radio program hosted by Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) shares excerpts of talks given by Swinomish, Samish, and other Salish Sea area tribal members, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, and an oil train rail line blockader at Break Free Pacific Northwest actions in Anacortes, Washington, on May 13 to 15.  Other discussions include public hearings in Longview, Spokane, and Pasco, Washington, on the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed largest coal export terminal in North America, Millennium Bulk Terminals at Longview, Washington.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, live at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide climate activism and community opposition to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.