Episode 22: STOP

Environmental lawyers explain all of the recent developments around stop work orders for the Mountain Valley Pipeline ahead of the next State Water Control Board meeting. Original air date: 08/17/18

Episode 21: Memory

In the final episode of “Season 2”, pipeline fighters talk teacher strikes, remembering histories of resistance, and what winning really looks like. Original air date: 08/03/18

Episode 20: STAY

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

Episode 19: MUD

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

Episode 18: HELLBENDER

“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

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

Latest
  • 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

  • Episode 7: NECESSITY

    FERC grants “Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity” for both the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines. What does this mean for pipeline fighters, and more importantly, are these pipeline projects really needed? In this episode, we get a lesson in the history of energy demand in the United States, plus a look at what… Read more »

  • 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?