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    Liam Moriarty is a veteran journalist in multiple media — radio, print and online. He reports on a wide range of topics — environment, politics, business, social justice and more — for National Public Radio, The World and other public radio news organizations. He also explores the connections between Europe and the Pacific Northwest in his Salmon Nation Euroblog. Liam currently works for NPR member station Jefferson Public Radio in Ashland, Oregon.

    Recent Work:

    BC First Nations dig in heels on Northern Gateway pipeline

    KPLU-FM (Seattle, WA, USA) radio spot, 26 September, 2013

    An alliance of aboriginal groups in British Columbia has told federal officials that if Ottawa wants to get tribal cooperation on energy development, they’ll have to kill a controversial oil pipeline proposal. More from KPLU’s Liam Moriarty.

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    Coal giant's financials reveal export weakness

    KPLU-FM (Seattle, WA, USA) Radio spot, 25 September, 2013

    This year, falling coal prices have raised questions about whether the controversial coal export terminals proposed in the Pacific Northwest would pencil out. Now, an analysis of one major coal company’s finances shows it could be more profitable to bet against coal than to actually export it. KPLU’s Liam Moriarty explains.

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    Pesticide manufacturer sues European Commission to block ban of insecticide

    Free Speech Radio News, radio spot, 27 August, 2013

    The Swiss chemical giant Syngenta is taking the European Commission to court, trying to stop an impending ban on a best-selling pesticide linked to the decline of bees. Liam Moriarty reports from France.

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    Greenpeace activists occupy French nuclear power plant

    Free Speech Radio News, radio spot, 15 July, 2013

    Nearly 30 Greenpeace activists broke into a nuclear power plant in southern France just before dawn today. They hung banners and projected messages on the darkened building calling on President Francois Hollande to keep last year’s campaign promise to dramatically reduce France’s dependence on nuclear power. FSRN’s Liam Moriarty has more.

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