Jan Miyasaki interviews Mary Beth Elliott from 350 Madison Tar Sands Team about tar sands oil pipelines in Dane County, and plans by Enbridge Oil to expand to a second, 2 million gallon pipeline. The Dane County board has attempted to place limitations on pipelines, but the Republican-lead state Legislature has passed laws to prevent […]
Today on A Public Affair, Patty Peltekos talks with Kermit Hovey and Marybeth Elliot from 350 Madison, a grassroots citizens group, about the Enbridge pipeline expansion.
A hotly contested permit for the expansion of an oil pipeline through Dane County faces more criticism over its lack of an insurance mandate for spill clean-ups. Peter Anderson of the Madison chapter of environmental group 350.org joined the program to share why he believes increasing the capacity of Line 61 should concern his fellow […]
Don Ferber of 350 Madison Climate Action Team discusses recent state legislation, an 11th hour addition to the state budget bill, which prevents local governments from requiring insurance by utilities where potential catastrophic oil spills may happen.
Have you heard about the upcoming People’s Climate March? Where will it take place? Who will be participating? How can you get involved? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
On Monday December 3, our host Linda Jameson spoke with student activist Emmy Burns about climate change. Emmy Burns is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying environmental studies and geography. They spoke about the steps the Madison community can take to combat or respond to climate change. 350 Madison, a local action group […]