articles tagged "oil"

Oil in One Lake, Algae in Another

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 | buzz
Kate Golden

Tar sands oil and Lake Superior: potentially a dangerous combination? Then there‚Äôs all the usual green goop in the lakes here in town. Kate Golden tells us more. more »

Environmental Issues to Shape 2014

Friday, 17 January 2014 | A Public Affair
Steve Horn

To continue our discussion from last week about most important environmental issues of 2013, we explored the environmental issues that we are facing in 2014. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to learn more! more »

The Energy of Slaves

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 | A Public Affair

On Tuesday, June 11th sub host Norm Stockwell interviewed Andrew Nikiforuk about his book “The Energy of Slaves”. This radical evaluation discusses how our need for energy has simply transferred from slavery to a dependence on coal and oil. more »

Oil Spill in Adams County

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 | A Public Affair

On Tuesday July 31st, JoAnne Thrax (subbing for Cynthia Lin) interviewed Beth Wallace, Community Outreach Regional Coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) about the recent oil spill in Adams County, WI. ‘A federal agency issued Tuesday a corrective action order against Enbridge Energy that prohibits the Houston-based company from operating the 470-mile pipeline until it submits a restart plan and it is approved. The order, from the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, came after the pipeline ruptured Friday in rural Adams County and spilled 1,200 barrels of oil into a farm field. “Pipelines operate safely across the country every single day. That’s why accidents, like the one in Wisconsin, are absolutely unacceptable,” said Transportation …. more »

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