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  • Issue: Open-mic style call in show
    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann
    Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: Various

    Key Discussion Points:
    Film “Windfall”
    Windpower
    Sustainability
    Nuclear power
    LPG
    Hancock-Waldo Bridge
    Camden Conference speaker
    American Exceptionalism
    Big box stores
    Boycotts
    Alternative currency

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a (no scheduled guests)
    Call In Program: Yes

    No Comments
  • Issue: Open Mic Style Call-In Show
    Broadcast Time: 4pm
    Program Topic: Various

    Key Discussion Points:
    Corporate personhood
    Citizens United
    LPG
    East-West Expressway
    Upcoming Events
    CSAs
    GOP Caucus Controversy
    Defending Water for Life in Maine
    Resource Extraction

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a
    Call In Program: yes
    Political Broadcast: no

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    No Comments
  • Issue: Open-mic style call in show.
    Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: Various (see below)
    Key Discussion Points:
    Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC) Reform
    The film “Windfall”
    Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) proposal in Searsport and moratorium
    Bank bailout
    Foreclosures
    National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
    Occupy Movement
    Rally to save the US Postal Service
    3rd party candidates
    Local politics

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a
    Call In Program: yes
    Political Broadcast: no

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    No Comments
  • Issue: LPG Facility Proposed for Searsport
    Broadcast Time: 6-8pm

    Program Topic: DCP Midstream’s proposal to build a massive LPG terminal in Searsport, Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) Safety
    b) Economic Impacts
    c) Environmental Impacts
    d) Moratorium (and DCP Midstream’s attempts to influence)

    Guests by name and affiliation:
    A) Almon “Bud” Rivers, Searsport Emergency Management Director
    B) Astrig Tanguay, Searsport resident and tourism-based business owner
    C) Peter Taber, Searsport resident

    Also audio clips featuring DCP Midstream employees, recorded 1/26/12 (DCP declined our invitation to take part in the show)

    Call In Program: Yes
    Political Broadcast: No

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    No Comments
  • Issue: Open mic style call-in show

    Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: Various
    Key Discussion Points:
    School consolidation
    Legalizing cannabis
    LPG proposal/Searsport
    Universal Health Care
    Sovereign Citizens
    Book recommendation
    TUC Radio

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a
    Call In Program: yes
    Political Broadcast: no

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    No Comments
  • Issue: Alternative Local News
    Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: DCP Midstream’s Liquefied Propane Gas (LPG) Terminal Proposal

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) What DCP says about the proposal
    b) Questions/concerns of local residents
    c) Audio from DCP’s presentation last week in Searsport

    Guests by name and affiliation: n/a (audio recorded from public meeting and WERU SoapBox)

    Call In Program: no
    Political Broadcast: no

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    No Comments
  • Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: An update on the Liquified Propane Gas tank facility proposal for Mack Point (Searsport)

    Key Discussion Points:
    What questions and concerns are being raised about the project by local people?
    Why are people organizing in opposition?
    Where is the project in the approval process and what steps are being taken to slow things down?

    Guests by name and affiliation: Astrig Tanguay, local business owner and organizer with “Thanks But No Tank”

    FMI: www.thanksbutnotank.org www.facebook.com/pages/Searsport-LPG-Tank-Protest/177114419044869

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    No Comments
  • Broadcast Time: 4pm

    Program Topic: Massive Liquified Propane Tank Proposed for Searsport, Part 2 of 2

    Key Discussion Points:
    What questions do area residents have regarding this project?
    What is LPG?
    What are the risks and benefits?
    How far along in the approval process is this project?

    Guests:
    Various area residents recorded at public meeting sponsored by “Thanks But No Tank”

    FMI: www.thanksbutnotank.org

    Call In Program: No

    Host: Amy Browne
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    No Comments