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President of National Organization for Women discusses equal pay and the true cost of fracking listen01/30/14 Mary Glenney
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Did You Listen to the President’s State of the Union Message Tuesday?
What do you think? Is it time to give America a raise? Decent jobs? – with futures and benefits? He certainly got one thing right – to make it happen, there has to be action. However, I am not depending on the president or congress. We have to do this for ourselves. 77 cents to the dollar? And that is for white women – if you are African American, it is 62 cents, Hispanic, 59 cents. When President Obama said...1 comments
Report points out potential dangers to environment and water supply of drilling in southwest Florida listen12/10/13 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
A new report by a Florida environmental group warns that drilling for fossil fuels in the southwest part of the state could threaten habitat and water supplies.
Last week the Environment Florida Research and Policy Center released Fracking by the Numbers.
We spoke with Jennifer Rubiello, a field associate with Environment Florida.
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"The issue of fracking in Florida has been a bit of a c...
09/26/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday) Listen to this entire show:
Radioactivity explores the practice of fracking and its impact on the country. Rob Lorei interviews Richard Heinberg, senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute. He has a new book out that looks at the natural gas industry' s practice of hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. The book is titled Snake Oil: How Fracking' s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future.
The show also discusses the backlog of judges awaitin...Be the first to comment
Pat Kemp takes listener calls on the mass murder at Washington's Navy Yard and the film, Gasland listen09/17/13 Patricia Kemp
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Pat Kemp opens the phones lines to talk about the mass murder at Washington's Navy Yard and Gasland, a film about fracking.Be the first to comment
06/10/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
A Texas-based company has filed an application with the state to drill just outside a residential neighborhood in Naples. People who live in the Golden Gate Estates neighborhood in Collier County want the project moved out of their backyard. Jaime Duran owns the closest home to the proposed oil and natural gas well. He said he and his wife knew nothing of the proposal until they received a letter asking them for household information.
â€œShe told us that they were putting together a conti...
Experts discuss New York State Attorney's fracking lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers listen02/17/12 Liz McKibbon
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Hydrofracking is the process of extracting natural gas from shale rock under the Earthâ€™s surface. The New York State Attorney General is bringing charges against the Army Corps of Engineers to crack down on the lack of regulation of the process known as fracking. Two of the main players spoke about the lawsuit to students, faculty and members of the public at Stetson Law yesterday.
Mauricio Roma is a geologist who works on the case ...Be the first to comment