Episode 17: STILL HERE

“Nutty” has been living at the top of a 50 foot pole on the forest service road in Giles County for over 6 weeks. The forest service continues to impose order by drawing lines and then re-drawing them, and arresting anyone who crosses the line. Original air date: 5/4/18

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Episode 16: REFLECTION

As more eyes turn to pipeline resistance in Virginia, how does that resistance take root, and in what ways can community subvert the structures of power? Original air date: 4/20/18

Episode 15: TWO TREES pt. 2

Treesitters on top of Peters Mountain Stand have wondered if their action might be a spark to inspire pipeline fighters. Now others have answered their call, taking to the trees in the wetlands of Bent Mountain. Original air date: 4/6/18

Episode 14: TWO TREES

Through wind storms, snow storms, two court hearings, and a temporary restraining order, the support for the treesitters at Peters Mountain Stand has only grown. Have they sparked something beyond just protecting these two trees? Original air date: 3/30/18

Episode 13: BENT MOUNTAIN

A special episode of storytelling and memory sharing from residents of Bent Mountain. Original air date: 3/2/18

Episode 12: IRREPARABLE

In this first episode of 2018, the pipeline fight is entering a new phase. Tree cutting begins in Buckingham County, and MVP takes nearly 300 landowners to court. Original air date: 2/16/18

Episode 11: VOICE

Inside the State Water Control Board meetings for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines, where many opponents thought a vote in favor of water certification was a foregone conclusion for both projects, a chorus of voice makes space for courage and power. Original air date: 12/15/17

Episode 10: WATERSHED

In this episode, we visit Bottom Creek, one of the few Tier 3 streams in Virginia which would be crossed by the MVP, while pipeline opponents examine whether the DEQ’s process has really been “scientific and transparent” for the public. Original Air Date: 12/01/17

Episode 8: ELECTION

In episode 8, we take a look at the impact that the pipelines have had on state elections in 2017, and how the political conversation has changed over the last three years. Original Air Date: 11/3/17

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  • Two Minute Teaser – now on SoundCloud!

    End of the Line is an ongoing podcast about the pipeline struggles in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic. Listen to the teaser for the pilot episode now.