Archives for LPG

WERU News Report 6/13/12

Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Issue: Independent local news
Program Topics: Great Works Dam Removal and Searsport Planning Board Reviews LPG Plans

Key Discussion Points:
a) Monday’s historic kick off of the removal of a 200 year old dam on the Penobscot River.
b) Impacts on the Penobscot Tribe
c) The discussions between the Searsport Town Planning Board and representatives from DCP Midstream, re: the proposed LPG tank

Guests: n/a

Recorded audio: Penobscot Chief Kirk Francis; Searsport Planning Board officials, DCP representatives

Call In Program: No

WERU Community SoapBox 5/29/12

Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Engineer: Joel Mann
Issue: Open-mic
Topics: “Talking Furniture”, Lyme Disease, Walker Church fire, Heartsong, LPG, East-West Highway, East-West Corridor, Ron Paul

WERU News Report 5/16/12

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Program Topics: Bar Harbor Signs Resolution Opposing Corporate Personhood; Massive LPG Tank Proposal Is Now in Planning Board’s Hands

Key Discussion Points:
a) Last night Bar Harbor joined other cities across the country in adopting resolutions opposing the Citizens United decision (FMI: www.resolutionsweek.org www.movetoamend.org )
b) Specifics re: the resolution
c) Monday night at the Searsport Planning Board meeting, the board discussed the LNG proposal and how they plan to proceed
d) Tom Gocze talks about that plan and his on-going concerns.

Guests:
A) Gary Friedmann of Concerned Citizens of Bar Harbor, one of the organizers of the resolution put before the town council last night
B) Tom Gocze, Searsport home owner and business owner whose property abuts the site of the proposed LNG facility

Call In Program: No

WERU Community SoapBox 5/15/12

Host: Amy Browne
Engineer: Matt Murphy

Key Discussion Points: Upcoming community events, money in politics, Citizens United, Move to Amend, corporate personhood, E/W Highway, Old Town Dump, LPG, public safety, “Gasland” film, mining in Maine

Guests by name and affiliation: n/a

Call In Program: Yes

WERU Community SoapBox 3/27/12

Issue: Open-mic style call-in show
Host: Amy Browne
Engineer: Joel Mann

Key Discussion Points:
Carbon pollution standards, Vigilantism, Solar storms, Accuracy in reporting, “Gasland” film, Fracking, LPG, School consolidation

Guests by name and affiliation: n/a

Call In Program: Yes

WERU Community SoapBox 3/15/12, 10am

Issue: Open-mic style call in show
Program Topic: various
Key Discussion Points:
School consolidation
Super PACs
Mitt Romney
President Obama
Respect for Presidential office vs. questioning authority
Education
Vietnam war draft, military service
LPG
Knox County budget
Upcoming local events
“March Against Fiscal Madness” next week
Foreclosure protest this week
OccupyWaldo
“from here” vs “from away”

Guests by name and affiliation: n/a
Call In Program: Yes

Host: Amy Browne

Engineer: Joel Mann

WERU Community SoapBox 3/13/12, 4pm

Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Studio Engineer: Joel Mann
Issue: Open-mic style call in show
Program Topic: various
Key Discussion Points (list at least 3):
Upcoming events in the area
LPG
Questions from a new Maine resident for fellow listeners
Atlantica trade corridor
Corporate control
CSAs, local food
Gender parity
Guests by name and affiliation: n/a

Call In Program: Yes

WERU Community SoapBox 3/6/12

Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Studio Engineer: Joel Mann
Broadcast Time: 4pm
Program Topic: Various

Key Discussion Points:
Waldo-Hancock Bridge
LPG
Women’s Month
E/W Hwy
Mercury in fillings
Iran
Corporate personhood
Planet X
Gender issues

Guests by name and affiliation: n/a
Call In Program: yes