News & Public Affairs02/05/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday) Listen to this entire show:
Good afternoon, welcome to WMNF’s Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up: a look at the impact mountaintop removal coal mining is having on the people and environment of Appalachia.
But first, three listener comments about yesterday’s program. The first about the interview with author Jim Douglass about his new book on the Kennedy assassination called JFK and the Unspeakable. The other comments were about proposals by the president to limit executive pay for companies that receive a fe...1 comments
12/18/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
Today Progress Energy CEO Jeff Lyash announced that his company has agreed to retire its oldest two coal-fire units at its Crystal River Energy Complex in Citrus County. The shutdown will occur after the new nuclear plant in nearby Levy County is completed.
Progress Energy says by removing the 2 units, it will be be the equivalent of removing more than 830,000 vehicles from Florida’s roads
Roy Brinkman is the Energy Issue Chair with the Sierra Club of Florida. He has mixed feelings a...1 comments
10/14/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Two of the most pressing issues of this campaign season are the faltering economy and the topic of energy. Inside a cruise terminal at the Port of Tampa this afternoon, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Tampa Electric and the University of South Florida hosted a forum on those topics.
Republican Sen. Mel Martinez led a panel discussion about how the economy and energy are related. Martinez said America’s energy future includes a range of sources, including drilling in the Arctic Nati...1 comments