Finally got to see the interview and it was fair. Spinella makes his case, then towards the end, it's pointed out Sudbury's Nickel mine has been cleaned up considerably, GreenPeace Canada supports hybrid technology, and quotes The University of Chicago: "...the study is too silly to merit a response".
Dan, I'm glad you had a chance to post at snopes.
CNW Marketing is in Brandon, Oregon is along beautiful Hwy 101 - was there in 2005. It's very near Devil's Churn