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Living At the Barricades is a weekly tour of the frontlines of environmental justice. Each week hosts Mark Mattson and Krystyn Tully meet on-air with individuals and groups who are fighting for clean water in their community. Living At the Barricades educates, connects local struggles, and supports the fight for clean air and water.
||Free: Petitcodiac River flows again (Show 16 – 2010)||In our final full-length episode of the Winter 2010 broadcast season, Waterkeeper takes you to Moncton, New Brunswick. We celebrate the opening of the causeway gates on the famed Petitcodiac Riverkeeper with our friends. The show is packed full of intervi||5/11/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Workshop: Waterkeeper and law students team up (Show 15 – 2010)||To mark the end of the Clean Water Workshop, the Waterkeeper staff chat with our Toronto law students about their work during the 2009-2010 school year. In partnership with Pro Bono Students Canada, U of T, Osgoode, and Queen’s law students work on||5/2/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Antiquated: Ontario’s “modern” law means dark ages for environment (Show 14 – 2010)||Ontario’s new “modernization” law will amend the province’s most important environmental legislation. And, in the process, it will send the province back to the Dark Ages of environmental regulation. Mark and Krystyn review the Ont||4/21/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Edwards v DTE: Case Closed (Show 13 – 2010)||Edwards vs. DTE Energy was one of the most groundbreaking private prosecutions in environmental law. The case against one American coal-fired power plant operator is now closed. We helped to investigate the charges. We tell you how it ended. What it means||4/13/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||The taking of the Clearwater River (Show 12 – 2010)||The Clearwater River is one of Canada’s remaining pristine wilderness rivers. Few places on earth have such historical, cultural, navigable, and ecological value. So why is a Canadian oil company trying to take 17,000 cubic metres of water a day fro||4/6/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Wind Re-Wind (Show 11 – 2010)||It is the year 2040. You are in the middle of Lake Ontario, floating towards the Thousand Islands. What do you see? Miles and miles of uninterrupted shoreline? Or row upon row of white wind turbines? We will know the answer to that question before this ye||3/29/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Stalled: The Hamilton Harbour Cleanup (Show 10 – 2010)||Deep at the bottom of Hamilton Harbour, there is a creeping menace. It is a “spill in slow motion”, a toxic cocktail of coal tar, metals, and man-made chemicals. Formally known as “Randle Reef”, this slowly spreading stew of pollut||3/22/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Environmental Prosecutions (Show 9 – 2010)||Environmental prosecutions are making headlines again as Syncrude finds itself in court in Alberta. The company has contaminated ponds at its tar sands site in Alberta and is facing charges from both the provincial and federal governments after 1600 migra||3/15/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sewage Mistreatment (Episode 8 – 2010)||Wet weather means massive amounts of sewage pouring into Lake Ontario. Fraser Riverkeeper still seeks an end to sewage pollution in Vancouver. The feds are forging new rules for wastewater treatment plants in Canada. We talk about Kingston’s ongoing sew||3/8/2010||Free||View In iTunes|