Climate Justice Forum: Tacoma LNG Plant & Pipeline Resistance, Longview Coal Terminal, Oregon Rail Reloading Facility, Spokane Climate Change Ordinance, Federal Court Cases on Paradise Ridge Highway 95, Spokane Climate Rights, & Swinomish Reservation Oil Trains 7-19-17


The Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features news about Puyallup tribal and allied protection of the Salish Sea from a natural gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas plant in the Tacoma, Washington area.  Among discussions of upcoming talks and action camps, a proposed, Longview, coal terminal and eastern Oregon, rail reloading facility, and a Spokane climate change ordinance, we also air updates on federal court cases brought by the Paradise Ridge Defense Coalition against U.S. Highway 95 expansion onto Paradise Ridge, by Spokane fossil fuel train blockaders for citizen rights to a healthy climate, and by the Swinomish Tribe against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway oil-by-rail transports across its lands.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, 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: Civil Resistance Expert Witness Thomas Hastings, Northwest Talks & Action Camp, Spokane Federal Hearing on Climate Rights, Idaho Oil & Gas Forced Pooling Lawsuit, Montana Earthquakes, Fault Lines near Lake Rail Bridge 7-12-17


The Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, hosted by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, airs the third half-hour of the June 26 Witnesses for the Climate presentation by civil resistance expert Thomas Hastings of Portland State University, who testified at the first court hearing of Spokane Climate Protectors train blockaders.  We also discuss upcoming, Northwest fossil fuels opposition talks and action camps, a Spokane federal court hearing asserting citizen rights to a livable climate, a Boise federal lawsuit against state forced pooling of private oil and gas resources, and recent Montana earthquakes and fault line concerns for the proposed, second, rail bridge over Lake Pend Oreille.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, community resistance to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Witnesses for the Climate Steven Running & Thomas Hastings, Upcoming Talks, Actions, & Camps, Oil & Coal Train Derailments, Oregon & Washington Oil Terminal Decisions, Second Valve Turner Trial & Sentence


The Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, hosted by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, airs the second half-hour of the June 26 Witnesses for the Climate presentations by climate scientist Steven Running, of the University of Montana and NASA, and civil disobedience expert Thomas Hastings of Portland State University, who both testified at the first court hearing of the Spokane Climate Protectors train blockaders.  We also discuss upcoming trainings, actions, talks, and camps opposing Northwest fossil fuel infrastructure, oil and coal train derailments in a Chicago suburb and on a Montana river bridge, Oregon and Washington state decisions affecting two proposed, Columbia River-side, oil terminals, and the second jury trial and sentence of tar sands pipeline valve turner Ken Ward.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, community resistance to extreme energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Federal Lawsuit Against Idaho Oil & Gas Forced-Pooling, Portland Tank Farm Sale to Former Oil Train Terminal, Lake Pend Oreille Fossil Fuels Traffic, Spokane Coal & Oil Train Ballot Measure, Blockaders Hearing, & Expert Witnesses 6-28-17


The Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, hosted by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, discusses a federal lawsuit filed by Treasure Valley landowners against Idaho oil and gas forced-pooling, a state-approved sale of Portland General Electric oil tanks to a previous Global Partners oil train terminal, potentially increased Lake Pend Oreille rail bridge fossil fuels traffic, a Spokane ballot initiative limiting coal train dust and oil train volatility, and the first court hearing and expert witness presentations for Spokane fossil fuel train blockaders.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, community resistance to dirty energy projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Bonneville Power Administration Megaload, Second Rail Bridge Meeting & Action Workshop, Idaho Scrutiny of Oil & Gas Production, Sioux Tribes Court Victory over Dakota Access Pipeline, Commission Rejection of Mosier Double Tracks, Global Partners Oil Train Terminal 6-21-17


The Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, hosted by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, discusses news about a Bonneville Power Administration transformer megaload on the Lewiston Grade, a second lake rail bridge meeting and Earth First! direct action workshop in Sandpoint, activist scrutiny and the first Idaho audit of possible industry under-reporting of oil and gas well production, a federal court order favoring Sioux tribes’ opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline, Columbia Gorge Commission rejection of double Union Pacific Railroad tracks through Mosier, and the re-emerging Global Partners oil train terminal on the lower Columbia River.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, community resistance to fossil fuel projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Mosier Oil Train Disaster Commemoration Speeches, KRFP Full Power Fund Drive, Earth First! Road Show & Sandpoint Action Camp, BNSF Double Tracks & Second Lake Rail Bridge, Comments Due on ITD Federal Permit for E-2 Highway Alignment 6-14-17


The Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, hosted by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features June 3 speeches by Grand Ronde, Umatilla, and Warm Springs tribal representatives, a Mosier physician, resident, and student, Hood River officials, and a Columbia Gorge minister, at the first anniversary commemoration of the Mosier, Oregon, oil train disaster.  We also discuss the KRFP full power fund drive this week, the Earth First! Road Show and Direct Action Camp in Sandpoint, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway work on north Idaho double tracks and a second Lake Pend Oreille rail bridge, and citizen comments by June 16 on an Idaho Transportation Department application for its Highway 95 E-2 alignment south of Moscow.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, community opposition to fossil fuel projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Ben Otto on Northwest Utility Energy Choices, Mosier Oil Train Derailment Commemorations, BNSF Corn Train Wreck Dump, Payette River Gas & Oil Pipelines, New Idaho Oil & Gas Rules & Commission 5-31-17


The Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, hosted by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features a Sandpoint presentation by Ben Otto of the Idaho Conservation League, about Northwest utility company energy choices.  We also discuss first-anniversary commemorations in three states of the oil train derailment, spill, and fire in Mosier, Oregon, the aftermath of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe corn train wreck near Cocolalla, proposed gas and oil pipelines under the Payette River, and new Idaho oil and gas rules and commission composition.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, community opposition to fossil fuel projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Second Lake Rail Bridge, Pipeline Protest Camps, Mosier Derailment Anniversary, Coal & Oil Terminals Petitions, Permit, & Review Challenge, Tacoma LNG Facility Arrests, Spokane Railroad Site Contamination, Highway 95 Wetlands Impact Application 5-24-17


The Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, hosted by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, discusses actions against a second Lake Pend Oreille rail bridge, a documentary screening and resistance to pipeline protest camps, the Mosier oil train fire one-year anniversary, a Tesoro-Savage oil terminal air pollution permit, arrests at a Tacoma LNG facility, one million petitions against Washington coal and oil ports, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway contaminated Spokane fueling site and legal challenge of the Longview coal terminal review, and an Idaho Transportation Department application for a wetlands impact permit for Highway 95 construction.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, community opposition to fossil fuel projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Second Lake Pend Oreille Rail Bridge, Hanford Radioactive Tunnel Collapse, Tar Sands Pipeline Protests at Seattle Banks, New York Gas Storage Opposition Victory, Shelley Brock on Idaho Oil & Gas Resistance 5-17-17


The Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, hosted by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), discusses the second, proposed, Lake Pend Oreille rail bridge near Sandpoint, collapse of a Hanford Site radioactive storage tunnel, tar sands pipeline opponent protests at Seattle area Chase banks, and upstate New York victory over a lakeside methane storage facility.  We also air the third half-hour of an April 29 presentation by Shelley Brock of Citizens Allied for Integrity and Accountability, at the Moscow forum called Oil and Gas Development and Resistance in Idaho Communities.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, community opposition to fossil fuel projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Longview Coal Terminal Impact Statement, North Idaho Climate Marches, Second Lake Pend Oreille Rail Bridge Protest, Shelley Brock on Oil & Gas in Idaho 5-10-17


The Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Climate Justice Forum radio program, hosted by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), discusses the final, Washington state and county environmental impact statement for the Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export project in Longview, north Idaho climate marches, and a community meeting and protest of the second, proposed, Lake Pend Oreille rail bridge near Sandpoint.  We also air the third half-hour of an April 29 presentation by Shelley Brock of Citizens Allied for Integrity and Accountability, at the Moscow forum called Oil and Gas Development and Resistance in Idaho Communities.  Broadcast on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm PDT, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show covers continent-wide, community opposition to fossil fuel projects, thanks to the generous, anonymous listener who adopted program host Helen Yost as her KRFP DJ.