Sound Bites: Former Governor & Presidential Hopeful Martin O’Malley’s Environmental Record | Gunpowder Riverkeeper Halts 21-Mile Natural Gas Pipeline | Are Animals Sentient Beings?

Martin O'Malley, environmentJune 4, 2015 – Segment 3

On Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world, we begin the hour with a look at former Governor and current Presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley’s record on the Environment. With: Tommy Landers, Maryland and DC Policy Director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network; and Gerald Winegrad, attorney and Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, where he has taught a graduate course on Chesapeake Bay Restoration since 1988.

Next we talk with Gunpowder Riverkeeper Theaux Le Gardeur about a Baltimore County judge’s halting of completion of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford Counties. The judge cited a failure by state regulators to protect environmentally sensitive waterways in the project’s path.

We close out the show with a question for meat eaters and vegetarians alike: Are Animals Sentient Beings? With two vegan leaders in our community: Brenda Sanders, Executive Director of the Better Health Better Life organization, Co-organizer of the Vegan Soul Fest and a Director for Open the Cages Alliance, an animal advocacy organization in Baltimore; and Naijha Wright, Co-Owner of Land of Kush Restaurant and Co-organizer of the Vegan Soul Fest.