Archives for LPG

WERU Community SoapBox 2/28/12

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

WERU Community SoapBox 2/21/12

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

WERU Community SoapBox 2/14/12

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

WERU Special: LPG in Searsport? 2/8/12

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

WERU Community SoapBox 2/7/12

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

WERU News Report 2/1/12

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

WERU News Report 12/7/11

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

WERU News Report 11/9/11

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