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 […]
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.
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!
Tar sands oil and Lake Superior: potentially a dangerous combination? Then there’s all the usual green goop in the lakes here in town. Kate Golden tells us more.
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.