Environment

The Roundtable
1:49 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Dennis Holbrook - Norse Energy Corporation

As we pay close attention to the debate over hydrofracking this morning – and all week — on WAMC, we now turn to an interview between our Alan Chartock and Dennis Holbrook, executive vice president and chief legal officer of Norse Energy Corporation. Holbrook has spent nearly four decades in the energy industry and has served as a director of the Independent Oil and Gas Association for the past 25 years. Holbrook describes the chemical mix used in the fracking process.

The Roundtable
1:19 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

New Yorkers against Fracking Rally and Concert

Joe Donahue and Alan Chartock are joined in studio by Natalie Merchant, guitarist, Gabriel Gordon, Frack Action Communications Director John Armstrong and pediatrician and activist, Dr. Larysa Dyrszka. To find out more information about the issue, the rally and concert - go to NYagainstfracking.org.

The Roundtable
10:33 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Story Musgrave

Story Musgrave was a NASA astronaut for over 30 years and flew on six spaceflights. He performed the first shuttle spacewalk on Challenger's first flight, was a pilot on an astronomy mission, conducted two classified DOD missions, was the lead spacewalker on the Hubble Telescope repair mission and on his last flight, he operated an electronic chip manufacturing satellite on Columbia.

The Roundtable
2:44 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Woodstock Land Conservancy's Vernal Fling

Kevin Smith, Chairmen of the Woodstock land Conservancy; Patty Goodwin, President of the Woodstock Land Conservancy; and Laurie Ylvisaker, Maverick Board member, Woodstock Land Conservancy supporter and Vernal Fling committee member, join us to talk about this year's Vernal Fling honoring Congressman Maurice HInchey.

The Roundtable
9:48 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale

Author and journalist Tom Wilber join us to discuss his new book, Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale. He'll be at Oblong Books and Music in Rhinebeck on May 4th.

Aired 5/2/2012

The Roundtable
1:02 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

The Man Who Planted Trees

We welcome Jim Robinson and speak with him about his book, The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet.

The Roundtable
12:29 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen: Life Observed Up-Close - and more - at The Arkell Museum

Diane Forsberg, Deputy Director & Chief Curator of The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, joins us to talk about the exhibition, "Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen: Life Observed Up-Close" and this coming Sunday's Earth Day family events.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed April 11, 2012

Run to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Abrahm Lustgraten is an award-winning reporter for ProPublica and a former writer for Fortune. He joins us to speak about his book,Run to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster.

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