KVNF Public Radio for Western Colorado
- Local Motion: The anti-vaccine movement in Colorado. Why are more Coloradans choosing not to vaccinate their kids, and what does it mean for public health? A special 30-minute feature on vaccine skepticism.
- Local Motion: True stories told live I recruited storytellers and hosted a live storytelling event in Paonia. I also produced this one-hour show for KVNF’s Local Motion program, inspired by The Moth. The evening’s theme was guts. April 2, 2014.
- Electric coop could bring broadband to rural Western Colorado Slow Internet is a fact of life for many rural Americans, and residents of Western Colorado are no exception. Now, the Delta Montrose Electric Association is considering expanding broadband to much of rural Delta and Montrose counties. March 24, 2014.
- State officials offer little reassurance to laid off coal miners Colorado officials spoke to a group of miners recently laid off by Oxbow’s Elk Creek Mine. But many said they still felt hopeless at the end of the meeting. February 10, 2014.
- Future of coal uncertain as Tennessee Valley Authority cuts production How decisions made by a Southeastern utility affect coal mining in Colorado’s North Fork Valley. December 10, 2013.
- Critics of proposed EPA regulations flock to Denver for hearing Coal miners and power plant workers traveled from places like Craig, Colorado, Billings, Montana and Beulah, North Dakota to give the EPA this message: Don’t regulate carbon dioxide from existing power plants. November 4, 2013.
High Country News
- Come on home to Green River An audio slideshow created with photographer Andrew Cullen on what life is like in rural Green River, Utah, for a group of young architects and designers. November 12, 2012.
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)
- Portland tackles nuisance crimes that drive neighbors nuts Portland is taking a new approach to crimes like graffiti, trash and public urination. The trick? Going after the land owner instead of nabbing the suspect red-handed. November 5, 2010.
- Lack of trash challenges waste-to-energy plants The volume of waste has gone down significantly since the beginning of the recession, and that’s forced waste-to-energy facilities in Maine to scramble for trash. July 30, 2010.
Living on Earth, Public Radio International
- Out of a (noble) Gas The US is running out of its supply of readily-accessible helium. That means everything from balloons to MRIs could become more expensive. November 26, 2010.
- Seeing the Forest for its Bugs The hemlock wooly adelgid is eating its way up the East Coast’s hemlock forests. Now researchers are fighting back with tiny beetles. July 9, 2010.
- Papercrete Schoolhouse A teacher in Taiwan has a project for his students: construct a schoolhouse with papercrete – a mixture of recycled paper, water and a little bit of concrete. January 22, 2010.
- The Minnesota Twins Harvest Rainwater The Minnesota Twins are trying to keep their stadium as green as the outfield. February 5, 2010.
- Hard as Sea Snails Researchers believe that better body and vehicle armor could be modeled on the shell of the scaly-foot snail, a tiny gastropod that lives on the floor of the Indian Ocean. February 19, 2010.
- Nuclear Shop of Horrors Nuclear waste is extremely difficult to clean up. But a new synthetic material can snap up radioactive ions like a Venus fly-trap devours insects. March 12, 2010.
- Prison Wind Cutting prison energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions is a breeze with wind power. April 9, 2010.
- Solar Storage Scientists have developed a new technology that promises to store the sun’s energy all day and night. June 25, 2010.