Tag Archives: Environment

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Biden Infrastructure Plan.

MONDAY, APRIL 12 PROGRAM # 9223 12:00 PM PDT Biden Infrastructure Plan. Announcing it as a jobs bill, President Biden put forward a giant infrastructure plan for a massive overhaul of corporate taxes that would raise 2 trillion to help fix roads and bridges, as well as create clean water programs, high-speed internet, and the […]

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Extra Edition.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 PROGRAM # 9175 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition. The extreme cold weather and power and water failures in Texas has brought a major humanitarian crisis. In the deep freeze, thousands along the border are struggling with lack of shelter, electricity and running water. How can you help? Colleagues from sister stations and […]

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Texas Storm, Blackouts. Also, Promising Covid Treatment.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22 PROGRAM # 9174 12:00 PM PST Texas Storm, Blackouts. Millions in Texas were left without power and drinking water as the brutal winter weather continues hitting the region. A number of people have died from the extreme cold and carbon monoxide poisoning. Black and Latino neighborhoods, including Colonia communities along the border, […]

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Cleaner Cars. Also, Unemployed and Burned Out.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 PROGRAM # 9170 12:00 PM PST Cleaner Cars. Environmental justice groups are calling on the Biden-Harris administration to take swift action on tailpipe pollution in communities of color. Latinos and Blacks live in neighborhoods next to highways and in “diesel death zones,” and toxic pollution from cars and trucks takes the lives […]

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Climate Change and Anti-Racism Action.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3 PROGRAM # 9159 12:00 PM PST Climate Change and Anti-Racism Action. Joe Biden is placing environmental justice in the front burner of his bold climate change plan, creating a new White House council on environmental justice. Cecilia Martínez, a long-time critic of racism and injustice, was chosen to lead the team. Guest […]

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Extra Edition.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 9124 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition. Climate Crisis in the Central Valley. Communities in California’s San Joaquin Valley have fewer water supply options, are located in areas more likely to flood and experience extreme heat, suffer the worst air and water quality in the state, and are less able to […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11 PROGRAM # 9115 12:00 PM PST Mexico Edition. An expert on political asylum of Mexicans and the author of the book “Crimen Autorizado” say that the way to explain the predominance of drug cartels, violence and impunity in Mexico is by seen this as a phenomenon of “authorized crime” and a “supplanted […]

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Drinking Water for All.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 PROGRAM # 9105 12:00 PM PST Drinking Water for All. California low-income rural communities of color are the hardest hit by the lack of safe and sustainable drinking water. Yet, they hardly have a voice in the boardrooms where decisions about water resources and drinking water are made. To address racism at […]

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Extra Edition: Climate Crisis in the Central Valley.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5 PROGRAM #9077 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Climate Crisis in the Central Valley. Communities in California’s San Joaquin Valley have fewer water supply options, are located in areas more likely to flood and experience extreme heat, suffer the worst air and water quality in the state, and are less able to do […]

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Time is Running Out on Exide Cleanup.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM #9042 12:00 PM PT Time is Running Out on Exide Cleanup. As the California state agency in charge of cleaning up lead and arsenic contaminated areas in southeast Los Angeles faces complaints of slow progress from neighbors who continue living in toxic homes, state lawmakers continue seeking a compliance audit and […]

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