FREE SPEECH ZONE | Oil Dump and Tar Sand Oil Pollution


Clean water and air advocate Dr. Maureen Hackett discusses ongoing environmental issues prompted by the British Petroleum, Gulf of Mexico oil spill and issues sparked by Canadian tar sand oil on the current edition of Democratic Visions.  Appearing on the current edition of Democratic Visions with producer Jeff Strate, Dr. Hackett also finds commonality between environmental advocates and the Occupy movements on Wall Street, Minnesota and elsewhere.

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In Hopkins, Minnetonka, Edina, Richfield and Eden Prairie, Democratic Visions can be seen on Comcast Channel 15 on Sundays at 9 p.m. and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.  Bloomington Cable Channel 16 carries the program on Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m.