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  • 00:24

    Mike Magner's A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune

    in Military

    If you have friends or family in the military, this is one segment you will not want to miss! Tune in to this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, as host, June Stoyer talks to journalist and author, Mike Magner, about his best-selling book, A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoning of Generations of Marines and Their Families.


    Mike Magner is managing editor at National Journal, a highly respected print and online publication for Washington insiders, and is the author of Poisoned Legacy: The Human Cost of BP’s Rise to Power, published by St. Martin’s Press in 2011. He has been a journalist for 37 years, including 15 years in the Washington Bureau for Newhouse Newspapers, five years with the Natural Resources News Service and five years at the National Journal. Today’s show is brought to you by LiquidWeb.com the most reliable hosting provider with  24/7 heroic support!  Listeners of today’s show will receive one hundred dollars credit towards Storm Servers, which includes Virtual Private Servers and Dedicated hosting or you can try LiquidWeb’s shared hosting for free for one month by using the coupon code: “orgview”. Please visit LiquidWeb.com and make sure you tell them that you found out about them on the show! If you are not receiving our most recent interviews, please re-subscribe to our new Official RSS feed on iTunes, Youtube or you can visit our podcast archives at www.theorganicview.com. ©2014 TheOrganicView.com. All Rights Reserved.

  • 00:45

    Steve Lerner Discusses "Sacrifice Zones"

    in Environment

    In Sacrifice Zones, author, Steve Lerner tells the stories of twelve communities, from Brooklyn to Pensacola, that rose up to fight the industries and military bases causing disproportionately high levels of chemical pollution. He calls these low-income neighborhoods "sacrifice zones." And he argues that residents of these sacrifice zones, tainted with chemical pollutants, need additional regulatory protections. Sacrifice Zones goes beyond the disheartening statistics and gives us the voices of the residents themselves, offering compelling portraits of accidental activists who have become grassroots leaders in the struggle for environmental justice and details the successful tactics they have used on the fence line with heavy industry. Tune in to this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, as host, June Stoyer is joined by Steve Lerner. Today's show is brought to you by Eden Foods the most trusted name in certified organic clean food! Shop online at EdenFoods.com and enter the coupon code “ORGVIEW” when prompted during checkout to receive 20% OFF any regularly priced items (excluding cases). For other promotional offers, please visit TheOrganicView.com’s website.

  • 02:02

    Starborn Support Radio! - Debby White-Paiva

    in Paranormal

    At Starborn Support, Debby White-Paiva manages many things. She supports and assists clients while they are attending support groups with other experiencers to successfully help them re-enter their everyday lives after practicing and developing coping skills to improve and manage symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.


    She is also the Family Outreach Coordinator. She assists our clients by finding community agencies in their area when indicated. She also reaches out to the families of abductees and experiencers to assist in their gaining an understanding of their family member’s unique experiences


    She is the Case Researcher and Data Collector for the Maine Chapter of Starborn Support She also is the team’s genealogist, investigating lineages of experiencers. She has researched and discovered some startling information regarding abductees and family involvement over the years.


    She studies maps of encounter zones, collects data on EPA/Superfund sites in a 50 mile radius of contact, and collects data on genealogical composition of the abduction site or sites.


    In addition to these vital scientific and investigatory duties, Deb Paiva is active in her community, and is an advocate for troubled and/or abused children. Since 2002 she has worked with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Probate Court. She specializes in the care of children who suffer with PTSD and abuse reactive/self -harm children. She has 9 years experience advocating and providing structured care for high-risk behaviors. 


    Deb White-Paiva is a remarkably intelligent and highly involved individual, and we at Starborn Support Radio feel like it’s time for Ms. Paiva to enter into the spotlight. So join us this Sunday night as we meet and talk with Deb White Paiva!


    Starborn Support: Where Experiencers Speak!!


     

  • 01:31

    Uranium Legacy on Navajo with Chris Shuey Southwest Research

    in Education

    For decades the Navajo Nation has been explored and mined for Uranium. Its legacy is deadly and has immediate and long-term disastrous effects on the health and welfare of the Dine people. The waters are contaminated with radionuclides; the land and air are also contaminated. 
    Chris Shuey is well versed; having lived and studied 30 years the effects of Uranium mining and milling on Navajo. Chris will share with us his knowledge and will speak about the “First” Navajo Nation wide Birth Cohort Study.
    Visit EPA's website for more detailed info:
    http://www.epa.gov/region9/superfund/navajo-nation/abandoned-uranium.html

  • 01:01

    Alice Shabecoff: Are Our Children Poisoned For Profit?

    in Environment

    Alice Shabecoff is an advocate who has been working diligently to raise awareness about the dangers of the chemical use in our environment as well as inside our own homes. She educates the public about how these toxic chemicals have impacted our health and what we can do about it. Alice is the author of Poisoned for Profit: The Toxic Assault on our Children, which she co-authored with her husband, Philip. The Shabecoffs reveal that the children of baby boomers—the first to be raised in a truly "toxified" world—have higher rates of birth defects, asthma, cancer, autism and a frightening range of other neurological illnesses from ADHD to mental retardation and other serious chronic illnesses, than previous generations.
    In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer, talks to Alice Shabecoff to discuss her book, Poisoned for Profit: The Toxic Assault on our Children. If you would like to learn what you can do to protect yourself and your children from these toxic assaults, stay tuned! Bio: Alice Shabecoff is co-author with her husband Philip of Poisoned for Profit: The Toxic Assault on our Children. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Birth Defect Research for Children. She served in the 1970s as executive director of the National Consumers League, the country's oldest consumer organization, and in the 1980s as founder and executive director of the nonprofit Community Information Exchange, a nonprofit information service for the community development sector. As a freelance journalist, Alice's articles focusing on parent and consumer issues have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and numerous magazines and journals in the United States and overseas.

  • 00:31

    Clean Energy View: Can We Balance Economics & Environment?

    in Energy

    Is it possible to create a "Harmonious Society" in which there is a balance between the economy, society, and the environment? If so, what options do we have? How much regulation is actually needed? Can we successfully reduce emissions; insure the safety of workers and of the community? What measures can we take to minimize the amount of waste produced, energy consumed and better manage our most precious resources, land and water? Is there a way to create a social value with workers, the community and shareholders?
    In this segment of The Clean Energy View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to expert, Michael Gilbert to discuss the sustainability of cleantech. Bio: Michael H. Gilbert has over 20 years experience in Cleantech, Sustainability, and Energy Strategy. As an Independent Strategy and Business Consultant, he provides strategic advice and analysis on sustainability issues to corporations and investors. This includes companies in the following areas: algae bio-feedstock commercialization, concentrating solar power, carbon capture and air filtration, tidal energy, biomass to fuel, energy, power, biofuels, green buildings, waste management and recycling. Mr. Gilbert worked as Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Global Green Solutions, Inc. from 2007-2009. Prior to his tenure with Global Green Solutions, Inc., Mr. Gilbert worked for Pitney Bowes, Inc. as theManager for Futures Strategy, Corporate Strategy Department from 2005-2007 and as the Manager for Energy, Environment Health & Safety from 1998-2005. He worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency as a Manager for International Environmental Technical Assistance and as Project Manager for Hazardous Waste Remediation (Superfund).He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) and certified energy manager (CEM). Mr. Gilbert has an MBA from the University of Connecticut and an MS, Environmental Engineering from Cornell University.

  • 00:19

    Steve O'Day - Water Smart Grid

    in Environment

    Stephen E. O’Day is the Partner in charge of the Environmental Law and the Sustainability Practices at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. The Environmental Practice Group handles all aspects of traditional environmental legal issues. SGR’s Sustainability Practice Group provides focused legal advice and representation to companies and entities regarding sustainability initiatives, sustainable businesses and business practices, renewable energy, business issues, planning and litigation.
    Mr. O’Day has handled environmental litigation, consultation and negotiations for over 32 years. He advises clients in connection with the full range of environmental issues, including National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits and Clean Water Act compliance, Clean Air Act permits and compliance, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act permitting and compliance including solid and hazardous waste treatment, disposal and cleanups, Superfund cleanups, toxic tort claims, Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act permitting and compliance, Toxic Substances Control Act compliance, right to know legislation under OSHA and the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act, water law and other environmental matters. He handles administrative proceedings on state and federal levels in connection with issues ranging from usage of real property to compliance with federal and state environmental laws. He represents clients in litigation across the country involving environmental matters such as toxic tort litigation, nuisance litigation, hazardous waste cleanups, including sites both on and off the NPL, Clean Water Act citizen suits and compliance litigation, facilities compliance with the Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act, mold litigation and landfill issues.

  • 00:31

    Clean Energy View: Corporate Sustainability & Cleantech

    in Energy

    Is it possible to create a "Harmonious Society" in which there is a balance between the economy, society, and the environment? If so, what options do we have? How much regulation is actually needed? Can we successfully reduce emissions; insure the safety of workers and of the community? What measures can we take to minimize the amount of waste produced, energy consumed and better manage our most precious resources, land and water? Is there a way to  create a social value with workers, the community and shareholders?
    In this segment of The Clean Energy View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to expert, Michael Gilbert to discuss the sustainability of cleantech. Bio: Michael H. Gilbert has over 20 years experience in Cleantech, Sustainability, and Energy Strategy. As an Independent Strategy and Business Consultant, he provides strategic advice and analysis on sustainability issues to corporations and investors. This includes companies in the following areas: algae bio-feedstock commercialization, concentrating solar power, carbon capture and air filtration, tidal energy, biomass to fuel, energy, power, biofuels, green buildings, waste management and recycling.
    Mr. Gilbert worked as Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Global Green Solutions, Inc. from 2007-2009. Prior to his tenure with Global Green Solutions, Inc., Mr. Gilbert worked for Pitney Bowes, Inc. as theManager for Futures Strategy, Corporate Strategy Department from 2005-2007 and as the Manager for Energy, Environment Health & Safety from 1998-2005. He worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency as a Manager for International Environmental Technical Assistance and as Project Manager for Hazardous Waste Remediation (Superfund).He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) and certified energy manager (CEM). Mr. Gilbert has an MBA from the University of Connecticut and an MS, Environmental Engineering from Cornell University.

  • 01:00

    Kathy Martin -The Process of Shale Gas Exploration

    in Environment

     
    As the pressure surmounts to eliminate our dependency upon foreign oil, natural gas development seems to be the bridge fuel to alternative energy. However, there are many concerns about the process involved with natural gas extraction, especially due to the vast difference between the process of making conventional gas wells as opposed to shale exploration. There are many factors to be considered, ranging from the contamination of local water resources, the vast amount of fresh water required to facilitate the process, compulsory integration, forced pooling, eminent domain and violation of civil liberties.
    Tune in to this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, as host, June Stoyer is joined by industry expert, Kathy Martin to discuss the difference between these processes. Kathy Martin has a BS in petroleum engineering and a Masters in Civil Engineering.  She is a licensed professional engineer in civil engineering in Oklahoma.  Her career began by serving six years with Oklahoma environmental regulatory agencies in the field of water quality permits where she wrote regulations for waste disposal using surface impoundments and land application, as well as acting as project officer of the Tar Creek Superfund Site - the largest abandoned lead and zinc mine in the US located in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas.  She spent the past 15 years focused on engineering evaluation of waste management systems used by large scale animal feeding operations in 21 states and has helped adjacent landowners throughout the due process system of environmental permits.  She served on the STRONGER board for 5 years, involved in voluntary audits of state environmental regulations related to oil and gas exploration. The past 3 years, she's become involved in the fracking issue by helping grassroots organizations understand the technical aspects of shale gas exploration,production and potential for groundwater and air pollution.

  • 00:36

    Scott Yundt-TriValley CARES About Plutonium Dust, Bio Agents

    in Environment

    What's worse than allergies in your neighborhood? Try airborne plutonium.
    The community of Livermore (east of San Francisco, CA) holds soils and ground water that have been darkly amended by radioactive toxins - tritium, depleted uranium, and even plutonium.
    Scott Yundt is staff attorney for Tri-Valley CARES (Communities Against a Radioactive Environment). In this 35-minute interview with co-host Daniel Kerbein, he explains how, even ibeing a Superfund toxic site, does not guarantee the government will give you the information you need to conduct a proper cleanup.
    After having won a Freedom of Information Act suit and a court order, the group still receives redacted information, where portions of documents are blacked out.
    Scott and Tri-Valley CARES have prevailed with the help of former lab employees, whose interest is in finding out what elements they have been exposed to and obtaining proper treatment for their radiation ailments.
    Even in the face of this poisonous legacy, and with the residents and families of Livermore neighboring its little secret compound, the Lawrence Livermore National Lab is still not finished toying with catastrophe. There is also a section devoted to biological weapons there. Germs for anthrax, bird flu, and even the plague live in jars, inside a cluster of portables, apparently waiting to be released among some hapless population.
    There, biological agents are aerosolized and tested on animals, to assure that they can spread and cause death among humans.
    We're contaminating and poisoning our own citizens as we contemplate bombing and bringing weaponized pestilence upon people in other countries. When did we bounce off the road of being human, and head for the cliff of self-destruction?
    We talk about this with Scott Yundt, and about the work Tri-Valley CARES has been doing since 1983.

  • 00:38

    Steve Jobs called her campaign 'bullshit'

    in Current Events


    In the latest episode of NationBuilder's Leaders and Creators, I talk with Robin Schneider, director of Texas Campaign for the Environment about flashmobs at Wal-Mart stores around the country, and her organizing start as a 17-year-old canvasser engaged in "door-step democracy."


    Schneider's victories include convincing Dell, Apple and Samsung to recycle their obsolete computers; as vice chair of the Electronics TakeBack Coalition, she works to ensure that mistakes from Silicon Valley - home of the highest concentration of Superfund sites in the U.S. - aren't repeated in other tech hotspots around the world. 

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