Environment/Food/Health

Charles County residents may have DEFEATED proposed Dominion compressor station

Residents of both Accokeek, MD and Cove Point, MD may have just won a major victory. In the face of unrelenting, "not one step back" community opposition, Dominion Energy is claiming to have thrown in the towel on building a crucial fracked gas compressor station in Charles County, MD near Accokeek. While this has yet to be entered into the court docket of a related lawsuit, it would be foolish for Dominion to publicly state they have cancelled the compressor station if they still intend to build in Charles County.

The Shortwave Report 10/12/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181012.mp3        From GERMANY- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or the IPCC, released a report stating that immediate changes need to be made to prevent catastrophic climate change. Germany just witnessed the largest climate protest in its history over removing a forest to extract coal.

Ghost Scooter appears east side of Dupont Circle for rider killed there

Sometime prior to Oct 7, someone locked a white "ghost scooter" to a lamp post on a sidewalk "island" on the east side of Dupont Circle, in one of the most complex areas of the intersection. Attached was a sign saying a scooter rider died there on the 21st of September and nobody should have to die to travel through DC.

The Shortwave Report 10/05/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181005.mp3        From JAPAN- TEPCO, the company that owns and operates the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant, now admits that the waste water they wanted to continue dumping in the Pacific Ocean is much more radioactive than they had admitted.

The Shortwave Report 09/28/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180928.mp3        From GERMANY- At the UN Trump delivered several controversial speeches which originally amused then disturbed the international community. Trump flattered the North Korean President, but then threatened Iran, Venezuela, and China.

The Shortwave Report 09/21/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180921.mp3        From JAPAN- A report from North Korean media on the joint declaration signed by the leaders of the two Koreas. China welcomed the Korean declaration hoping it will lead to long term peace in the region.

The Shortwave Report 09/14/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180914.mp3        From GERMANY- In Spain, a million pro-independence supporters filled the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday. In Germany police began removing tree sitting citizens protesting a new open pit coal mine. Germany finalized a deal with Italy to reject migrants at the Austrian border.

Clarksville, MD hosts one of many global Rise for Climate events

On the 8th of September, one of a great many Rise for Climate events around the world was held at Clarksvile Commons in Clarksville, MD.

Video calling out MD Governor Hogan's fake "Green Governor" position and explaining what solar cooperatives and community solar installations are.

Luke Kuhn compares fossil fuel lobbying funds to "grand jury subpoena from Hell"

The Shortwave Report 09/07/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180907.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the new Iraqi parliament, which has yet to choose a prime minister. The new government will need to balance its relationships with its two main allies, the US and Iran.

The Shortwave Report 08/31/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180831.mp3        From JAPAN- In Fukushima, residents and the fishing industry oppose plans to release water containing radioactive tritium into the Pacific Ocean. Workers have begun removing nuclear fuel from a fast-breeder reactor in central Japan.

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