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Oil Trains In Washington | Earthquakes In Indian Country | Imaginary Friends | Soviet Diaspora: Family

OPB | Broadcast: June 9, 2016

We explore oil train traffic on the Washington side of the gorge, how Native American tribes are preparing for a Cascadia earthquake, the psychology of imaginary friends, and how post-Soviet immigrant families navigate generational and cultural divides.

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 30, 2011

Every week, billions of gallons of oil are transported in Northwest waters, but the agencies regulating that trade have suffered budget cuts. What effect does that have on oil spill preparedness?

Cleaning up the Gulf

OPB | Broadcast: June 16, 2010

What are folks from the Northwest seeing and doing in the Gulf of Mexico?