WIRT Comments on Spacing Application CC-2020-OGR-01-001


On Thursday, June 11, 2020, Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), on behalf of itself and its over 3,200 climate activists, members, friends, supporters, and allies, offered written comments and accompanying information in a letter of objection to Snake River Oil and Gas’ (SROG) February 24, 2020 Application for Spacing (docket number CC-2020-OGR-01-001), its potential approval by the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (IOGCC) and Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), and resulting infrastructure construction and operation for oil and gas extraction within the Payette River watershed in the Fruitland, Idaho, area.  The official state record for the SROG application, posted at the IOGCC Administrative Hearings website page, includes pertinent government notices, company documents, and the public comments of impacted and concerned Idaho citizens and residents.

WIRT Comments on Spacing Application CC-2020-OGR-01-001

 

Climate Justice Forum: Shane Burley on Antifascism & Mutual Aid, Idaho Oil & Gas Opposition, Militia Invasions of Protests, COVID-19 Spread, Coal Train Fire, & Longer Trains 6-10-20


The Wednesday, June 10, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features a conversation with author and filmmaker Shane Burley, talking about antifascism, its Trump administration targeting, anarchism, and mutual aid during worldwide, police violence rebellions.  We also share news and reflections on forced Idaho oil and gas leasing, armed militia invasions of regional police brutality protests, a possible Sandpoint coal train fire, Panhandle community spread of COVID-19, and worse derailments of longer nationwide trains.  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 fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Police Brutality Protests, Idaho Rail Bridge & Longer Trains, Montana Train Collision, Oregon Terminal Resistance, Washington Smelter & Oil Train Legalities, Keystone XL Permit Denial 6-3-20


The Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on regional protests of police brutality, scapegoated blame for riot damages, Idaho railroad bridge construction and longer trains, a fatal Montana train collision, Oregon oil-by-rail terminal comments, federal dismissal of Washington oil train rules and Oregon LNG terminal opposition, Newport silicon smelter impasses, and appeals court denial of a Keystone XL pipeline permit.  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 adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Coronavirus Cases & Worker & Industry-Backed Protests, Regional Meteor, Idaho Earthquakes, Panhandle Railroads & Logging, Canadian Pandemic Pipelines & Coal Mines 5-27-20


The Wednesday, May 27, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on coronavirus case increases, essential worker protests, and industry-backed economy reopening demonstrations, inland Northwest meteor and military flights, hundreds of Idaho earthquake aftershocks, Panhandle railroad bridge expansions and massive logging projects, Canadian pipeline and mining pushes and resistance during COVID-19 lockdowns, and annual Earth First! gathering cancellation.  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 opposition 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.

Climate Justice Forum: Idaho, Navajo, & Climate Pandemic Relief, Rail Bridge Expansions, Dropped Oregon Fossil Fuels Plans, Alaska Pipeline Terminal Spill, Oil & Gas Bailouts 5-20-20


The Wednesday, May 20, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on Idaho coronavirus case increases and containment successes, Utah Navajo COVID-19 relief work, climate change reduction during the pandemic, Idaho and Washington railroad bridge expansions, dropped Portland oil train terminal plans, closed Oregon gas facilities offices, strong Idaho earthquake aftershocks, an Alaska pipeline marine terminal spill, and stimulus bill tax bailouts of oil and gas companies.  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.

Climate Justice Forum: Pandemic Fossil Fuels Emissions & Bailouts, Reduced Railroad Freight, Washington Oil Train Law, Proposed Utah Railway, Keystone XL Court Decision, B.C. Pipeline Loan 5-13-20


The Wednesday, May 13, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on pandemic reduced fossil fuels demand and carbon emissions, north Idaho railroad expansion issues, reduced nationwide rail freight, a federal ruling against the Washington oil train volatility law, a proposed Utah fossil fuels railway, a court decision blocking Keystone XL and other pipeline construction, a Canadian agency loan for a British Columbia pipeline, and Trump administration coronavirus bailouts of oil and gas companies.  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.

Climate Justice Forum: Idaho Oil & Gas Resistance & Collaborative Logging, Midwest Train Derailments, B.C. Pipeline Protest, Oregon Oil Terminal, Tar Sands Bird Landings & Closed Mines 5-6-20


The Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on Idaho oil and gas development, bankruptcy, and lease resistance, Midwest river train derailments and fires, massive collaborative logging projects near Lake Pend Oreille, an indigenous rally against a British Columbia pipeline, Columbia River oil train terminal comment opportunities, bird landings on Kearl tar sands tailings ponds, and Canadian tar sands operations closed by pandemic oil prices.  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.

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.

Climate Justice Forum: Pandemic Origins, Lockdowns, & Protests, Indigenous & Training Webinars, Earth Day, Keystone XL Court Cases & Construction, Collapsing Oil & Gas Finances 4-22-20


The Wednesday, April 22, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on coronavirus pandemic origins, lockdown extensions, phase-outs, surveillance, and Idaho protests, frontline indigenous webinars and online activist trainings, changes between Earth Day 1990 and 2020, two Keystone XL federal court hearings and commenced construction, and collapsing oil and gas industry bank financing.  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 fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Idaho Railroad Expansion Opposition, Fewer But Riskier Oil Trains, Indigenous & Pandemic Pipeline Resistance, Alberta Rules Suspension 4-15-20


The Wednesday, April 15, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on north Idaho railroad expansion opposition and activist privacy, fewer but riskier oil trains, pandemic impacts on nationwide pipeline progress, construction holds and First Nations appeal of Canadian pipeline approval, and Alberta suspension of environmental reporting rules.  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 fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.