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"Five O'Clock Shadow" with Robert Knight
Daily Program
Tracy Carluccio; Harriet Shugaman; Karl Grosman; Robert Knight
 Robert Knight  Contact Contributor
Aug. 1, 2012, 10:59 a.m.


ANTI-FRACKING GOES NATIONAL WITH DC LOBBY AND PROTEST

Thousands of citizens from across the country recently gathered in Washington DC for a "STOP THE FRACK ATTACK" rally and lobbying campaign against the health and environmental hazards of "hydro-fracking" - the extraction of fossil fuels by flooding and fracturing subterranean deposits of Marcellus shale.

"Shadow" correspondent JIM KRIVO presents sound from the stage and interviews with rally participants;

TRACY CARLUCCIO of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network [ delawareriverkeeper.org ] discusses the rally, the legislative lobbying initiative; f racking industry subsidies, and the role of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, in forcing fracking laws on localities;

HARRIET SHUGAMAN of ClimateMama [ climatemama.com ] and the Climate Reality Project [ climaterealityproject.org ] discusses the evolution of a national anti-fracking network, locality jurisdiction over fracking standards, and the process' long-term effect on environment and climate;

David Holmes - "The Fracking Song"; and


TERRESTRIAL NUKE INVADING MARS

KARL GROSSMAN, a SUNY/Old Westbury professor of journalism [ karlgrossman.blogspot.com ], discusses NASA's abandonment of solar-powered Martian landers for a plutonium-fueled nuclear reactor on the "Curiosity" probe due to land on Mars this week. His article "Nukes on Mars" appears in the current edition of Counterpunch [ counterpunch.org ]



Anchor: Robert Knight
Producer: Thiago Barrozo
Engineer: Michael G. Haskins
Origin: WBAI/Pacifica

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