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 […]
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 […]
A struggle between local activists and a multinational corporation that could have long-lasting repercussions for the very heart of the Upper Midwest.
Lovers of music and the environment are in for a treat this weekend — environmental organization Honor the Earth is bringing the fifth annual “Love Water Not Oil” tour to Madison to benefit renewable energy efforts on Sunday. Madison will also be the jumping off point for a group of Native Americans who are riding […]
The six were released on bail yesterday in Douglas County, near Superior, as they protested pipeline construction from Canada based energy giant, Enbridge. They’re part of groups camping out near construction of a new pipeline. That line would replace the aging “Line 3” pipeline, which starts in Northwest Wisconsin and runs through Minnesota and into Canada. […]
Thursday Buzz host Tony Castañeda speaks with James Botsford. In 2016, Botsford was sued by Enbridge’s subsidiary, North Dakota Pipeline Co., when he refused to sell the company his land in the Baaken oilfields of western North Dakota. To learn more about Kelo v. New London, the 2005 Supreme Court case that extended the reach of […]