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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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Local Bias with Karl Meyer

#181 --- Recorded January 22, 2019

Citizen Journalist Karl Meyer (right) joins host Drew Hutchison (left) to discuss the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission re-licensing of the Northfield Mountain Generating Station, and Turners Falls hydroelectric station, and the impacts of that on the Connecticut River.

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Greening Greenfield Presents: Trial of the Century

Recorded October 29, 2018

This panel discussion relates to the trial of Juliana v. United States, in which 21 young people have sued the federal government for environmental policies that they allege endanger their constitutional right to a healthy future.

Local Bias with Karl Meyer

#172 --- Recorded March 5, 2018

This environmental journalist provides updates on the Turners Falls Hydroelectric Project and the Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project re-licensing that are before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

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Local Bias with Marian Kelner

#168--- Recorded November 13, 2017

Host & producer Drew Hutchison welcomes back this poet, & former WMCB DJ, in preparation for her guest hosting of multiple episodes in the coming year.

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Greening Greenfield Needs Your Support

Adapted from a Greening Greenfield press release:

It's that time of year again! Greening Greenfield's Annual Appeal campaign will come to its end on December 16th and the organization needs your help in order to continue its efforts to build a more sustainable community.  The group's positive, solution-oriented, presence in Franklin County enriches the lives of both residents and visitors to our Green Community.  

Greenfield's Vision of the Future Moves Forward

Adapted from a Town of Greenfield press release:

“Greenfield continues to make amazing progress on achieving its goals as laid out in Sustainable Greenfield, our Master Plan,” says Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee (SGIC) Chair Mark Maloni. “In the past six-months we have made significant progress toward our goals of improving our downtown and the health and well being of community members. In addition, we are making our community more resilient by improving infrastructure, such as our buildings and water systems, while reducing fossil fuel use. We have also made funding commitments and passed several ordinances that have set the stage for continued progress.”

April Events at Discovery Center

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:

Art, music, wildlife, the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls has it all!  This month's highlights include a performance by internationally acclaimed folk band Windbourne and a spring birding walk.  All programs at the center are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted, and the facilities are accessible.

TGP Pipeline Update Meeting Thursday

Adapted from a North Quabbin Pipeline Action press release:

Do you want to protect our land, air, and water for generations to come?  Then attend a public meeting about the Tennessee Gas Kinder Morgan pipeline project this Thursday, March 24th, from 7PM to 9PM, at the Erving Senior/Community Center.  Event organizers will share news regarding the March 30th Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities hearing in Greenfield, a proposed pipeline tariff, the Municipal Coalition Against the Pipeline, Article 97, and possible strategies for next steps.

DCR Sponsoring Contests & Teacher Workshop

Adapted from several Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press releases:

There are many ways for people to get involved with our state parks and historic properties.  Right now, the state DCR is looking for partners to come up with ideas to improve and restore facilities and, on March 12th, they are offering a workshop for preschool educators.

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