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Down to Earth: an Earthjustice Podcast

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Down to Earth is an audio podcast about the news, events and personalities of Earthjustice. Hear from attorneys, clients, scientific experts and other guests on the different aspects of Earthjustice's litigation work. New episodes are released monthly.

Down to Earth is an audio podcast about the news, events and personalities of Earthjustice. Hear from attorneys, clients, scientific experts and other guests on the different aspects of Earthjustice's litigation work. New episodes are released monthly.
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United States

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Down to Earth is an audio podcast about the news, events and personalities of Earthjustice. Hear from attorneys, clients, scientific experts and other guests on the different aspects of Earthjustice's litigation work. New episodes are released monthly.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Smell of Money: One Man's Fight to Clear the Air in His Hometown

7/7/2014
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Hilton Kelley is a leading environmental activist who gave up a Hollywood acting career to move to Port Arthur, Texas, a town that's known for having some of the most toxic air in the country. For more than a decade, Hilton Kelley has worked to clean up Port Arthur's air by facing off against industrial polluters that literally surround the Texas town. These facilities include numerous refineries and chemical plants, a ship yard full of diesel-fueled barges, and even an incineration plant...

Duration: 00:16:57


Fighting Fracking, And Winning

5/19/2014
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Earthjustice Campaign Manager Kathleen Sutcliffe speaks with Helen Holden Slottje, a lawyer in upstate New York, who discusses her pioneering legal strategy to keep the controversial oil and gas development process known as "fracking" out of communities. Thanks in large part to Helen Slottje's efforts, more than 170 communities in New York have fracking bans or moratoriums on the books. In 2014, Helen’s hard work and bravery were rewarded with the Goldman Environmental Prize, often...

Duration: 00:27:11


Caution: Crude by Rail Crossing

3/31/2014
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Earthjustice attorney Kristen Boyles discusses the fight to stop the expansion of crude-by-rail projects, which use trains to transport crude oil to facilities that then export it across the U.S. and internationally. Crude-by-rail has been around for some time, but recently it's received increased scrutiny due to a series of train accidents that have resulted in loss of life and leveled entire towns.

Duration: 00:11:08


Defending the Endangered Species Act

12/13/2013
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Marjorie Mulhall is a legislative counsel on Earthjustice's Policy & Legislation team, located in Washington, D.C. She works with Congress and federal agencies to protect the Endangered Species Act and prevent legislative rollback of our legal victories. Marjorie spoke with National Press Secretary Kari Birdseye in November of 2013.

Duration: 00:14:32


"Never Ruin a Bear's Nap": An Interview with Wildlife Photographer Tom Murp

8/15/2013
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Tom Murphy is a wildlife photographer who has spent countless hours documenting the beauty and wildlife of Yellowstone National Park. He shares experiences from decades of hiking, camping and skiing across Yellowstone, a place he refers to as "one of the finest wild land ecosystems in the world." During that time he's had plenty of grizzly bear encounters, but he is still waiting to cross paths with the ever-elusive wolverine. Tom spoke with Associate Editor Jessica Knoblauch in August of...

Duration: 00:15:38