Jan Miyasaki interviews Sierra Powers and Thistle Pettersen, representing the group Madison Action for Mining Alternatives, about the link between mining (a.k.a. “Extreme Resource Extraction”) and climate change. The group is holding a fundraiser to support Neighbors-First of Jackson County in their legal efforts to block frac-sand mines in their neighborhoods. The fundraiser “Leap into […]
Over the past two years, frac sand mining in Wisconsin has exploded – growing by 160% between 2011 and 2012 alone. PK Hammel of Madison Action for Mining Alternatives joined Tony Casteneda on the Thursday 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss the the effects of fracking on communities and action to stop it.
Despite the winter weather advisory, Carl Sack managed to find a dry place to call the Buzz and give us a report on the rally that happened at the state Capitol yesterday. Sack is a Member of The Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice. The two groups leading the charge at the rally were […]