In this episode, we speak to three high school students from three different counties in West Virginia who are impacted by the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines about how extractive economies have shaped their lives. Original air date: 7/20/18
Pipeline fighters are keeping their promise to watch Mountain Valley Pipeline’s every move, catching almost daily construction failures that are damaging their creeks and streams, and doing the job that Virginia DEQ is either unable – or unwilling – to do. Original air date: 7/6/18
“Nutty” finally came down from her monopod, but not before another tree-sitter went up to continue the tree-top blockade on the forest service road. In this episode, hear conversations around colonization and the perceived problems of private property within the struggle for collective liberation and collective resistance. Original air date: 6/1/18
“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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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
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
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
A special episode of storytelling and memory sharing from residents of Bent Mountain. Original air date: 3/2/18
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 6: WATER pt. 3
In this episode, we hear excerpts from two different presentations of comments to the Virgnia State Water Control Board and DEQ on issues of water impacts from the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines. Original Air Date: 9/29/17
Episode 5: WATER pt. 2
Episode 5 sheds light on the unheard voices of residents, buried by bureaucracy in the process of permitting water crossings by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline. Original Air Date: 9/15/17
Episode 4: WATER
In Episode 4, we hear from familiar voices and some new ones, on an issue that has been at the forefront of most minds in the last year: water. Original Air Date: 9/1/17
Episode 3: HEART
What is the human cost of the heart of a pipeline? In the midst of turmoil surrounding historic erasure in the south, this episode tells the unique and troubling story of land, ownership and erasure in the neighborhood of Union Hill, Buckingham County, Virginia.
Episode 2 Extra: Eminent Domain
In this short extra segment, learn about the principle of eminent domain — when the government claims private property for a public use. Dominion Power invokes eminent domain for pipeline construction, but is it a legitimate claim?
Episode 2: HOME
In Episode 2, we hear stories from Bent Mountain residents resisting surveyor trespass against the Mountain Valley Pipeline, and from Nelson County neighbors uniting in the face of controversial routes over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.
Episode 2 Teaser!
Check out the teaser for End of the Line‘s second episode! (on SoundCloud)