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Bolsonaro, Trump and the Amazon Rainforest. Also, California Bans Controversial Farm Pesticide.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 PROGRAM # 8607 12:00 PM PT Bolsonaro, Trump and the Amazon Rainforest. This is a conversation with a recently recognized activist who for decades has been in the forefront advocating for the world’s rainforests and human rights. She comments on the challenges faced by the Amazon basin, the world’s largest tropical rain […]

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Time to Ban Chlorpyrifos?

THURSDAY, MAY 2 PROGRAM # 8598 12:00 PM PT Time to Ban Chlorpyrifos? A federal court ordered Trump’s EPA to make a decision by July whether to ban chlorpyrifos, the pesticide widely used in agriculture and which has been linked to neurological damage in children. As the federal government fails to take action, Democrats in […]

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Monsanto’s Roundup Linked to Cancer. Also, The Renewed Battle Around Obamacare.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3 PROGRAM # 8577 12:00 PM PT Monsanto’s Roundup Linked to Cancer. Agrochemical giant Monsanto was ordered to pay 80 million in damages to a California man in a Roundup herbicide cancer case. This is the second verdict of its kind. Another Roundup trial is scheduled for this week. An analyst puts this […]

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Coachella Northshore

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Park-Poor Fresno Push for Green Spaces.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10 PROGRAM # 8518 12:00 PM PT Park-Poor Fresno Push for Green Spaces. The Westside neighborhoods in Fresno, the most heavily polluted areas in the state, received 70-million in cap and trade funds from the state of California to help revitalize these low-income communities, bring jobs, and reduce greenhouse gases. When will Fresno’s […]

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Climate Action.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 PROGRAM # 8421 12:00 PM PT Climate Action. A conversation with the author of a landmark bill that requires all California electricity to be generated from carbon-free energy sources, like solar and wind, by 2045. If signed by Gov. Brown, California would become the second state to end fossil fuels in the […]

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Bans on Toxic Pesticides.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 PROGRAM # 8408 12:00 PM PT Bans on Toxic Pesticides. In a landmark case, Monsanto has been ordered to pay 289 million in damages to a terminally-ill man with cancer. The judge found Roundup weedkiller caused the man’s cancer and Monsanto “acted with malice and oppression.” On other news, a federal court […]

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Rollback of Clean Car Rules. Also, Smoke from Wildfires: Health Alerts.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 PROGRAM # 8399 12:00 PM PT Rollback of Clean Car Rules. The Trump administration is proposing to rollback landmark federal clean car and fuel economy standards. About 20 state Attorney Generals are countering with legal challenges, stating the new plans will cause people to breathe dirtier air and pay higher gas prices. […]

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Mitigating Oil Wells Pollution.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 PROGRAM # 8388 12:00 PM PT Mitigating Oil Wells Pollution. Facing strong opposition from oil industry giants, a small farm working town in the third largest oil-producing county in the country, revamped an ordinance to place new restrictions on where oil wells can be drilled. The new regulations, the first ones since […]

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Of Pesticides and Safe Drinking Water.

THURSDAY, JUNE 28 PROGRAM # 8369 12:00 PM PT Of Pesticides and Safe Drinking Water. Community leaders from California’s Central Valley discuss efforts to limit pesticide spraying around schools, daycare centers, and homes, and comment on recent news on the debate surrounding the widely used and highly toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, including Hawaii’s recent ban, becoming […]

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